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Case Study: Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Distention

Case Study: Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Distention

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A 64-year-old man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and distention, as well as constipation of 8 days' duration.

Case Study: Headache, Stiff Neck, Droopy Eyes

Case Study: Headache, Stiff Neck, Droopy Eyes

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A man with a history of hypertension and migraines complains of a headache he has had for approximately 3 days alongside neck stiffness and a fever.

Man Complains of Leg Pain, Nausea, and Malaise

Man Complains of Leg Pain, Nausea, and Malaise

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A 39-year-old man presents to the emergency department with 3 days of progressive bilateral leg pain, nausea, malaise, and no other symptoms. What additional tests should you order to make a correct diagnosis?

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

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Primary care physicians can face many challenges in diagnosing conversion disorder; Dr Patricia Tsui sheds light on diagnosis and management in the primary care setting.

Case Study: Fever, Low Platelets and Right-Sided Abdominal Pain

Case Study: Fever, Low Platelets and Right-Sided Abdominal Pain

A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the ED for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.

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