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Clinical Challenges

Clinical Challenge: Purplish Patches and Plaques on the Legs

Clinical Challenge: Purplish Patches and Plaques on the Legs

A patient aged 86 years presents with purplish patches and plaques on his lower legs. The lesions have been ...

Clinical Challenge: A Widening and Darkening Streak in the Nail

Clinical Challenge: A Widening and Darkening Streak in the Nail

A patient aged 36 years presents complaining of a brown streak in his nail, and states he is not sure ...

Clinical Challenge: 'Punched Out' Erosions on the Face and Neck

Clinical Challenge: 'Punched Out' Erosions on the Face and Neck

A patient aged 8 years presents with her mother. During the previous 24 hours she developed erosions with a “punched ...

Clinical Challenge: Bluish Papules on the Scalp

Clinical Challenge: Bluish Papules on the Scalp

A patient aged 68 years presents complaining of bluish papules on his scalp. His medical history is significant for malignant ...

Clinical Challenge: Painful Erythematous Patches on the Legs

Clinical Challenge: Painful Erythematous Patches on the Legs

A patient aged 21 years presents with painful erythematous patches on her bilateral thighs and calves. She had undergone a ...

Case Studies

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, and Coolness in a 'Jammed' Hand

A man tells the orthopedics clinic staff about odd sensations in his hand a week after a car accident.

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Hair Loss in a Female Patient with Diabetes: What's the Cause?

Are hormonal changes to blame, or something else?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

Spreading Rash on Shin: What Does it Signify?

A "bruise" from a minor injury continues to linger for weeks.

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Case Study: Inadequate Glycemic Control for 5 Years

Despite adhering to lifestyle modifications, a woman's glycemic control remains inadequate.

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

Case Study: Young Man With Difficulty Lifting Right Arm

An adolescent presented with persistent upper-extremity pain, redness, and 
axillary swelling upon lifting weights.

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