Category Archives: Medical Diagnosis

How to Survive Medical School

Going through medical school is one of the biggest challenges a person can take on. The coursework is incredibly intense and demanding, requiring countless hours of studying each week just to keep up. On top of that, medical students have to balance their studies with other responsibilities like clinical rotations, research projects, extracurricular activities, and… Read More »

Challenges in laparoscopic cholecystectomy

By Dr. Narotam Dewan. Most of the serious complications are likely to land up for compensation through a court of law or otherwise. Absolute Contraindications: Inability to tolerate general anesthesia, portal hypertension, uncontrolled coagulopathy, general peritonitis, or suspected gallbladder carcinoma. Well, Prepared-Half Done: Success lies in treating a patient and not merely gallstones. Meticulous preoperative… Read More »

Twin Pregnancy: An In-Depth Guide for Medical Students

Introduction: Twin pregnancies, characterized by the simultaneous development of two fetuses in the uterus, present unique challenges and considerations for healthcare providers. Medical students studying obstetrics and gynecology must acquire a comprehensive understanding of twin pregnancies to provide optimal care to these patients. This guide aims to provide an in-depth overview of twin pregnancies, including… Read More »

Mastering Coding Skills with

The acquisition of coding skills holds significant advantages for healthcare professionals. Firstly, coding proficiency enables a deeper understanding of medical data analysis, facilitating evidence-based decision-making. Additionally, it empowers healthcare practitioners to develop customized software tools for patient management and research, enhancing efficiency and precision in healthcare delivery. Furthermore, coding equips professionals with the ability to… Read More »

Clinical scenario questions for Forensic Medicine

  1. A 25-year-old male is brought to the emergency department after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. He was driving under the influence of alcohol and has multiple injuries. Upon examination, he has petechial hemorrhages in the conjunctivae and skin. What is the most likely cause of these findings? a) Traumatic asphyxia b)… Read More »

Clinical scenario questions on chest X-ray interpretation

1. A 65-year-old smoker presents with chronic cough and weight loss. On the chest X-ray, you notice a solitary pulmonary nodule in the right upper lobe. What is your differential diagnosis, and what further imaging or tests would you order? 2. A 40-year-old male with a history of HIV infection complains of fever and productive… Read More »

Self-Assessment clinical questions for Nephrology:

  1. A 60-year-old male presents with swelling in the legs and shortness of breath. His laboratory results show elevated creatinine and reduced urine output. What could be the possible diagnosis? 2. A 45-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus has hypertension and proteinuria. How would you manage her renal condition to slow down disease progression? 3.… Read More »

Diagnose tongue condition

Incidental finding during endoscopy in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and anaemia. What’s the diagnosis? — Keith Siau (@drkeithsiau) April 29, 2023 Macroglossia is a medical condition characterized by an enlarged tongue that protrudes from the mouth and may cause difficulty speaking, eating, and breathing. Here is an overview of the etiology, diagnosis, and… Read More »

Diagnose this liver condition

Very rare presentation!! This patient presented in emergency today Can you write something about this case on the occasion of world liver day?#WorldLiverDay2023 #MedTwitter — Dr. B L Bairwa MS, FACS (@Lap_surgeon) April 19, 2023 Umbilical discharge can be a symptom of liver disease. Specifically, it can be caused by a condition called umbilical… Read More »

Breath sounds

Breath sounds — Abushanab (@med_712) April 17, 2023 Breath Sounds There are two main types of breath sounds that can be heard with a stethoscope: bronchial and vesicular. Bronchial breath sounds are loud, high-pitched, and heard over the trachea and larynx. These sounds are produced when air passes through the large airways of the… Read More »

Stages of breast cancer

Stages of Breast Cancer#cancer #oncology #meded — The Innovation | Medicine (@Innov_Medicine) April 15, 2023 Breast cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cells of the breast. The stage of breast cancer refers to how advanced the cancer is and how far it has spread. There are different types of breast… Read More »

Diagnosis quiz

#ClinicalPearl Spot #diagnosis #MedEd #MedTwitter — Janet Pope (@Janetbirdope) April 15, 2023 Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is a rare autoimmune disorder that causes the skin and connective tissues to harden and thicken. It can also affect the internal organs, such as the lungs, heart, kidneys, and digestive system. The exact cause of… Read More »

Patient with chronic diarrhea and facial swelling

Patient with chronic diarrhoea presents with facial swelling. What’s the diagnosis? #WithConsent — Keith Siau (@drkeithsiau) April 12, 2023 Related Articles Hereditary Angioedema: Diagnosis, Clinical Implications, and Pathophysiology Hereditary angioedema Hereditary Angioedema. A review article The pathophysiology of hereditary angioedema Genetics of Hereditary Angioedema Revisited US HAEA Medical Advisory Board 2020 Guidelines for the… Read More »

Picture Quiz, Skin condition

Patient presents with this beautiful but very concerning skin finding that progresses at a rapid rate ~1cm a day. Anyone know? Source JAAD — Oren Gottfried, MD (@OGdukeneurosurg) April 9, 2023

Clinical sign?

Clinical sign? Diagnosis? @fazalabul @drahmedmohsen85 #Cardiotwitter — Journal of Brown Hospital Medicine (@BrownJHM) April 8, 2023 Frog Sign- Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia. Related articles Supraventricular Tachycardia Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT): Understanding the Rapid Heart Rhythm Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) is a cardiac arrhythmia characterized by a rapid heartbeat originating above the heart’s ventricles. It’s a condition… Read More »

Febrile Seizures Cheat Sheet

Febrile seizures @PedsCases #medtwitter — Journal of Brown Hospital Medicine (@BrownJHM) March 28, 2023 Related Articles Encephalopathy, Fever and Complicated Febrile Seizures in Children Child with Febrile Seizures Febrile seizures Febrile seizures: Mechanisms and relationship to epilepsy