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Clinical Image: A 69 year-old woman with chest pain and syncope

A 69 year-old woman with chest pain and syncope

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Presentation

A 69-year-old woman, with a medical history of myocardial infarction and hypertension, visits the doctor with the following symptoms: fatigue, confusion, chest pain and syncope. These symptoms occur a few times a week. Ambulatory ECG monitoring for two weeks was indicated. During her symptoms the ECG shows the following:

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Clinical Image: An abnormal ovary

An abnormal ovary

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Presentation

A 31 year-old woman consulted the gynecologic outpatient clinic complaining of dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia and daily abdominal discomfort since several months. The pain is progressive since ceasing the oral contraceptive pill in order to conceive.  She has a regular cycle, with an average duration of 28 days and a menstruation lasting 3-4 days.

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Clinical Image: A 65-year-old female with an unusual object

A 65-year-old female with an unusual object

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Presentation

A 65-year-old woman was presented with an unusual object sticking out of her chest. The patient has no pain, dyspnoe or fever. Her medical history included a mitral and tricuspid valve repair 15 years ago. Six months ago, a central venous catheter was placed for dialysis.

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Clinical Image: A 3 year-old girl with a severe skin disease

A 3 year-old girl with a severe skin disease

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Presentation

Hanke is a 3-years old girl with constitutional eczema and respiratory problems, who you know from your paediatric outpatient department. By prescribing class 2 corticosteroid a temporarily effect has been achieved. During a telephone call her mother tells you that since 2 days the eczema has exacerbated and new spots have developed.

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Clinical Image: A 14-year-old girl

A 14-year-old girl

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Presentation

At the outpatient a 14-year old girl is seen with progressive blue-purple discolorization of her feet. Walking was painful. Upon physical examination discolorization is noted of her toes and the front parts of her feet. There were some blisters on her toes.

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Radiology Image: A 42-year-old male

A 42-year-old male

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Patient data
  • Age: 42
  • Gender: Male
  • Medical history: Recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding (six times). No current medication.
  • Intoxications: 7-8 EH alcohol per day.
  • Initial presentation: Acute pain upper abdomen.
  • Examination: Pressure pain upper abdomen, active muscular resistance.
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Radiology Image: A 54-year-old female

A 54-year-old female

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Patient data
  • Age: 54
  • Gender: Female
  • Native country: Ghana
  • Medical history: Graves’ disease, smoking and hypertension
  • Family history: Cardiovascular diseases
  • Initial presentation: Coughing, shortness of breath and no fever.
  • Examination: Normal auscultation and normal percusion
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