Items tagged “emergencymedicine”

258 results found
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Polytrauma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Sajoscha A. Sorrentino
Published 24 Dec 2011
74% complete
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Acute appendicitis complicated by ovarian vein thrombophlebitis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 26 Dec 2011
53% complete
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Rotator cuff tear

Rotator cuff tears are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain mostly in older patients. Clinical presentation The prevalence of tears increases with age. The most significant findings are impingement and "arc of pain" sign (pain while lowering the abducted arm) 1. Supraspinatus weaknes...
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Distended left iliopsoas bursa - causing acute femoral nerve palsy

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr. Chris O'Donnell
Published 13 Jan 2012
77% complete
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Acute appendicitis (transvaginal ultrasound)

 Diagnosis probable
Dr. Chris O'Donnell
Published 19 Jan 2012
69% complete
Ultrasound
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Traumatic chondral injury of the retropatellar knee joint

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 20 Jan 2012
75% complete
MRI
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Meckel diverticulitis

Meckel diverticulitis is the inflammation of a Meckel diverticulum, which is the most common congenital structural abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract 3. Despite this, it is an uncommon cause of acute abdomen and is often not correctly diagnosed pre-operatively.  This article focuses on M...
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Acute acalculous cholecystitis

 Diagnosis possible
Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Published 18 Feb 2012
44% complete
Ultrasound
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Acute cardiac failure due to atrial fibrillation

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Sajoscha A. Sorrentino
Published 27 Feb 2012
60% complete
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Acute calculous cholecystitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Published 14 Dec 2020
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Posttraumatic scaphoid osteonecrosis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 25 Mar 2012
45% complete
MRI
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Cholecystitis

Cholecystitis refers to any form of inflammation involving the gallbladder and has many forms including: acute cholecystitis acute acalculous cholecystitis acute calculous cholecystitis chronic cholecystitis emphysematous cholecystitis suppurative cholecystitis (gallbladder empyema) xanth...
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Traumatic vertebral artery dissection

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 17 Apr 2012
54% complete
MRI
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Acute osteomyelitis of the elbow

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Apr 2012
59% complete
MRI
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Acute hemorrhagic stroke

 Diagnosis certain
Hugo Neves (RT)
Published 19 Apr 2012
83% complete
CT
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Central cord syndrome

Central cord syndrome is the most common type of incomplete spinal cord syndrome, usually, the result of trauma, accounting for ~10% of all spinal cord injuries. As the name implies, this syndrome is the result of damage to the central portion spinal cord and in the setting of trauma most common...
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Post-traumatic deformity of the medial orbital wall

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 23 Apr 2012
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Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm

Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm refers to the formation of a pseudoaneurysm around the pancreatic gland. It is a rare but potentially lethal complication 5. Epidemiology Formation of pseudoaneurysm can occur in as many as 10% of cases of pancreatitis. The time interval is variable, ranging from ...
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Omental infarction

Omental infarction is a rare cause of acute abdomen resulting from vascular compromise of the greater omentum. This condition has a non-specific clinical presentation and is usually managed conservatively. Along with epiploic appendagitis and perigastric appendagitis, the term omental infarctio...
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Post-traumatic subdural hygroma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lawrence Josey
Published 15 May 2012
74% complete
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