Category Archives: Medical Diagnosis

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 Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias and Preexcitation Syndromes Supraventricular Tachycardia Evaluation of Patients with Palpitations Palpitations in Athletes

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    

Fanconi’s syndrome

A 10-year-old girl with hx of epilepsy on valproate came after sustaining a fall on the playground. Hx of polyuria & polydipsia +. Exam w/left wrist swelling. Labs w/ hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, and a mild metabolic acidosis. What is the likely diagnosis? #MedEd — Journal of Brown Hospital Medicine (@BrownJHM) March 28, 2023 Fanconi… Read More »

X-ray Abdomen quiz

A man in his 50s was admitted for pneumonia and started on levofloxacin. On day 4 of his illness, he started having diarrhea & tested positive for Cdiff. On day 7, he had worsening abdominal pain. Exam w/minimal bowel sounds. What is the likely diagnosis? #MedTwitter — Journal of Brown Hospital Medicine (@BrownJHM) March… Read More »

Picture Quiz: Eye condition

What caused this hairy eye? — Oren Gottfried, MD (@OGdukeneurosurg) March 27, 2023 Related articles Management of pediatric corneal limbal dermoids Surgical management of corneal limbal dermoids: retrospective study of different techniques and use of Mitomycin C Geometric Profiling of Corneal Limbal Dermoids for the Prediction of Surgical Outcomes Successful Management of Limbal Dermoid… Read More »

X-Ray quiz

What is the radiologic sign in the following chest x-ray? What underlying pathology does it indicate? — Sthanu (@Sthanu5) March 27, 2023

Diagnose this tongue condition

A real life tongue twister. What’s the diagnosis? — Keith Siau (@drkeithsiau) March 23, 2023 Geographic tongue, also known as benign migratory glossitis, is a benign condition of the tongue that is characterized by irregular, red patches on the surface of the tongue that can change in shape and size over time. These patches… Read More »