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Archive for February, 2014

The case of gastrointestinal haemorrhage!

28 Feb, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Acquired Haemophilia A as a cause of acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage

Can you answer the questions below?

1. How would you manage coagulopathy in a patient with gastrointestinal haemorrhage?
2. How would you diagnose an underlying disorder of coagulation?
3. What is the pathophysiology of Haemophilia A?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ‘ Acquired Haemophilia A as a cause of acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage

 

The case of the ‘not-so-simple’ fracture

20 Feb, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Not just a fracture

We have some very interesting images for you but, can you answer the questions below?

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1. What is the significance of a child not being able to weight bear on a leg?
2. What do figures 1 and 2 show?
3. What are the typical abnormalities in Type 1 Neurofibromatosis?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ‘Not just a fracture

The case of chylous ascites

14 Feb, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Chylous ascites as a consequence of idiopathic pancreatitis

We have some very interesting images for you but, can you answer the questions below?

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1. What are the causes of chylous ascites?
2. What is the pathophysiology?
3. How would you manage this case?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ‘Chylous ascites as a consequence of idiopathic pancreatitis

The case of chest pain

7 Feb, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

A Trojan Horse Saddle stuck in the Lung

We have a very interesting image for you but, can you answer the questions below?

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1. What is your differential diagnosis for chest pain and dyspnoea?
2. What abnormality is seen on the CT scan and ECG?
3.What is the gold standard for investigation of this condition?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read A Trojan Horse Saddle stuck in the Lung !!

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