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Sleep disorders can cause comorbid ills and many medical conditions can disturb the yin-yang of sleep and waking. Take our sleep quiz to find out what you know about which comes first.
What Course to Take for Back-Related Leg Pain
A 62-year-old man has moderate to severe leg pain after playing 36 holes of golf. The pain originates from the lumbar spine and radiates into his lower extremities. What is the best course of treatment?
Asymptomatic Neck Mass
Thyroglossal duct cyst; HCV-HIV coinfection; slurred speech and trouble swallowing and chewing . . . see how well you do on the quiz questions this week.
Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: Which Brace Works Best
A 45-year-old man with knee pain has medial osteoarthritis, and you prescribe NSAIDs. He plans to attend tennis camp. Do you recommend he wear a brace?
Skin That “Changed Overnight”
Mottled skin; neuropathic pain; syncope . . . test yourself on these and other subjects.
Asbestosis vs Silicosis? Location, Location, Lung Disease
When you want to distinguish between asbestosis and silicosis, what imaging finding is inconsistent with the former disease?
Confluent, Hyperpigmented Plaques
Mycosis fungoides; circumscribed erythematous lesions in a toddler; large abdominal ecchymotic mass . . . some of the challenges for you in this quiz.
Herpes Zoster Rash
Fluid-filled blisters; necrobiosis lipoidica; gestational diabetes mellitus . . . Test your knowledge on these and other subjects in this quiz.
"Doc, I Think I Have Carpal Tunnel…"
Progressive numbness in 3 fingers on both hands led this computer programmer to diagnose himself as having carpal tunnel syndrome. But, there's more to this story.
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