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Image IQ

A brief description of the clinical highlights and a single image: your best diagnostic guess? 

Image IQ

A 62-year-old man had multiple, randomly distributed, flesh-colored nodules on his trunk, arms, and face. The lesions measured 0.5 to 1.0 cm and appeared slightly pedunculated. Tissue biopsy showed Schwann cells. Your diagnosis?

For several years, an asymptomatic, firm, nontender mass had been growing on the neck of a 54-year-old-man, slightly left of midline at the level of the hyoid bone. Thyroid function tests were normal. What does it indicate?

A 50-year-old man comes to the ED after 2 episodes of loss of consciousness and vomiting. Jaw clenching with a short period of unresponsiveness is observed in the ED. ECG is significant for bradycardia and sinus bradycardia. He had sprayed his home for termites 10 hours earlier. What is the problem here?

A 50-year-old man wonders whether the many asymptomatic lesions he has had for “almost all my life” can be removed. What are these lesions?

A 62-year-old man with a persistent snoring problem presented for an oral medicine consultation. Examination revealed very slight facial asymmetry. A sagittal series of tomograms was obtained. What do these findings suggest?

A 38-year-old man with a history of hypertension, depression, and alcohol abuse presented with total body weakness after drinking heavily the night before. His ECG is shown here. What diagnosis does this ECG indicate?

This relatively small (1 cm), pigmented nodule of uncertain duration was noticed on the left arm of a 57-year-old man with a history of skin cancer. What do you suspect here?


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