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The risk includes a 1.99X higher risk for stroke and 1.93X higher risk of CV mortality.
Unexplainably Altered Elder
An elderly man is found in an altered state in his home by the Meals-on-Wheels delivery driver. Does the ECG tracing hold clues to his SOC?
Bezoar Secondary to Diabetic Gastroparesis
A 26-year-old woman with a long history of type I diabetes mellitus (DM) presents to the emergency department (ED) with 6 days of severe nausea and anorexia.
Intractable Nausea in a Young Woman
The 26-year-old patient has a history of type 1 diabetes; no other prior medical or surgical history. Antiemetics have failed. Can you Dx?
Rib Pain on Inhalation in a Young Woman
The patient also has pain when she laughs. Physical examination and lab results are all normal -- with one exception. Can you make the diagnosis?
Syncope, Paresthesias, and Weakness in a 35-year-old Man
Despite his symptoms the patient says he is able to function and is otherwise healthy. What clues to his condition can you spot in his ECG?
A 31-year-old Woman with Weakness and an Unusual Tan
She has had intermittent episodes of weakness and nausea for 6 months and is alarmed by the change in her skin color. What do her symptoms suggest to you?
Primary adrenal insufficiency or Addison’s disease, is the result of destruction of the adrenal cortex.
16-Year-Old With Pruritic Rash
This highly pruritic rash has been present for about 2 weeks. The teen says he believes it is spreading. What's your diagnosis?
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