Posts Tagged ‘case record’

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…