Posts Tagged ‘case record’

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 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…

Prostate Cancer

Posted by Graham McMahon • February 18th, 2011

In this week’s Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital is a 65-year-old man was seen because of hematuria and a tumor in the urethra, 10 years after brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Cystoscopy with biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma of the prostatic urethra. Colonoscopic findings were normal. A procedure was performed. It is generally considered that surgery… Read More…