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For 2 months, a 29-year-old man had pain and circular, soft swelling over the anterior left knee, superficial to the patellar ligament. Pain was minimal and associated with extension and flexion. He had been employed laying floor tile for 10 years.

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While demonstrating his retro dance moves, a 31-year-old injures his knee doing “the Twist.” Now he can barely walk. Would you order an x-ray?

An occult fracture in the knee is most often a nondisplaced lateral tibial plateau fracture.

A new study found that alcohol was involved in more than 20% of both opioid- and benzodiazepine-related deaths reported to the Drug Abuse Warning Network in 2010.

Some very recent research findings have added to the literature on the associations between migraine and depression, anxiety, and other disorders. Highlights here.

Dyspnea and blood-streaked sputum; severe URI followed by rash; chronic pain; Lemierre syndrome . . . how well will you do on this quiz?

Difficulty with sleep is a common problem for people with chronic pain. Plus, it is well known that while pain medications cause sedation, they can also disrupt normal sleep cycles.

Mottled skin; neuropathic pain; syncope . . . test yourself on these and other subjects.

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