Posts Tagged ‘case challenge’

Take the Case Challenge

Posted by Jennifer Zeis • July 10th, 2014

A 41-year-old man was admitted to the hospital in midsummer because of fever, rash, pancytopenia, and abnormal results of liver-function tests. What is the diagnosis? What diagnostic tests are indicated? Read the case description for the next Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, and then vote and comment now on NEJM.org. In a few… Read More…

Take the Case Challenge

Posted by Jennifer Zeis • April 13th, 2014

A 59-year-old man was seen in an outpatient clinic because of fatigue, abdominal pain, anemia, arthralgias, and abnormal liver function. What is the diagnosis? Is it alcohol-induced sideroblastic anemia? Lead poisoning? Or something else? Read the case description for the next Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, and then vote and comment now on… Read More…

Take the Case Challenge!

Posted by Karen Buckley • September 26th, 2013

A 29-year-old man was seen in an outpatient clinic because of abdominal pain, fever and weight loss. Read the case description for the next Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital. What is the diagnosis in this patient? a. Visceral Kaposi’s sarcoma b. Miliary tuberculosis c. Gastric lymphoma with hemorrhage d. Disseminated histoplasmosis e. Pneumocystis… Read More…

Take This Week’s Case Challenge

Posted by Karen Buckley • January 24th, 2013

A 50-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of acute pain in the left flank and a temperature of 37.8°C. What is the diagnosis? What diagnostic test is indicated? Read the full case description for Case 4-2013, vote on the diagnosis, and comment on the case on NEJM.org. We’ve provided the case description in… Read More…