General Surgery Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • Fast Five Quiz: Sickle Cell Disease Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of SCD? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sickle Cell Disease Sickle cell disease causes significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in those of African and Mediterranean ancestry. What do you know about this condition? Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: Lightheadedness in the ED An older man with a history of hypertension and heart disease visits the ED with lightheadedness and a slow pulse. What's going on?
  • Fast Five Quiz: HER2+ Breast Cancer New targeted treatments have significantly improved survival rates for patients with HER2+ breast cancer. How much do you know about HER2+ breast cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Tattoos As the popularity of tattoos continues to increase, so do reports of complications and reactions. Are you familiar with conditions related to tattoos and tattoo removal? Take this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Malignant Melanoma The incidence of melanoma has steadily increased over the past five decades. Prompt recognition is essential. Do you know key aspects and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Take this quick quiz.
  • A 70-Year-Old Man With Splenomegaly A 70-year-old man presents with splenomegaly. What is most likely to be found upon staining his cells?
  • A Woman With Dizziness and Shoulder Pain After Colonoscopy A 65-year-old woman underwent a routine outpatient screening colonoscopy. Twelve hours later, she developed dizziness, abdominal pain, and left-shoulder discomfort. What's the diagnosis?
  • My Strangest Case: A Man With Worsening Pain in Both Arms A 68-year-old man presented with progressively worsening bilateral upper-extremity pain. The rare cause of this unusual case has been reported fewer than 20 times in the literature.
  • My Strangest Case: The Patient Whose Shirts Stopped Fitting A 53-year-old man sought care because his shirts were no longer fitting at his collar. He also reported weakness in his right upper arm and new-onset snoring. Find out why and see images of the case.
  • Fast Five Quiz: IPF Comorbidities and Complications Are you familiar with the comorbidities and complications associated with IPF? Test your knowledge with this fast quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dog and Cat Bites Dog bites account for tens of millions of injuries annually, with cat bites second. Do you know key aspects and best practices for care? Test yourself on these common injuries with this short quiz.
  • Alcoholism and Sudden Abdominal Distention in a 48-Year-Old A 48-year-old man with known cirrhosis develops increasing abdominal distention and dull pain. He also begins to experience altered mental status. What is the underlying cause of his condition?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis Are you familiar with key aspects of diverticulitis and diverticulosis, including best practices and recommendations for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nasal Polyps Nonsurgical Management How much do you know about the nonsurgical management of nasal polyps? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Drowning Drowning is the third leading cause of death from unintentional injury. Do you know the risk factors and key aspects to consider? Make sure you're prepared by taking this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Management How much do you know about the management of non-small cell lung cancer? Refresh your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • A 22-Year-Old Who Fell Asleep on a Plane and Didn’t Wake Up A 22-year-old man with no significant medical history is transferred from the airport in a semiconscious state after returning from a 3-week vacation. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) How much do you know about the presentation, workup, and treatment of NASH? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.