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Case Study: Worsening Headache After Giving Birth

Case Study: Worsening Headache After Giving Birth

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A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

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An elderly man presents to the emergency department with elbow and biceps pain after falling on the stairs.

Case Report Reveals Another Possible Side Effect of Kratom

Case Report Reveals Another Possible Side Effect of Kratom

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According to the authors, this is the first report of kratom-induced hyperprolactinemia.

Clinical Vignette: Facial Pain, Headaches, and Neck Pain

Clinical Vignette: Facial Pain, Headaches, and Neck Pain

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A 39-year-old woman presents with a 2-year history of facial pain, headaches, and neck pain.

Case Report: Foot Pain After Jogging Injury

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A 64-year-old woman presents to an urgent care clinic with 24 hours of left foot pain after tweaking it while jogging. What's her diagnosis?

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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