Posts Tagged ‘Images in Clinical Medicine’

Images Physicians Should Know

Posted by Karen Buckley • February 24th, 2012

Are you a fan of the NEJM Images in Clinical Medicine?  If so, there’s a striking new page on the NEJM 200th anniversary website that you might enjoy.  We’ve gathered a selection of images from this popular weekly series, and put them into a gallery. Browse classic representations of common, visually appealing, and important medical conditions,… Read More…

Test Your Diagnostic Skills

Posted by Karen Buckley • December 16th, 2010

Learn interactively, get immediate feedback, and compare your performance with that of others when you try our latest Interactive Medical Case, “A Crazy Cause of Dyspnea”. An 18-year-old black woman presented with fever, ear pain, and dull discomfort on the right side of the chest that was unchanged with movement or inspiration. She had no… Read More…

Tapeworm As Seen During Colonoscopy

Posted by Karen Buckley • March 18th, 2010

In this Image in Clinical Medicine, a colonoscopy of a 46-year-old woman revealed a long, moving tapeworm located in the terminal ileum extending to the sigmoid colon. Diphyllobothrium Latum is a fish tapeworm that occurs in humans via consumption of undercooked or raw fish. View the video and see more Images in Clinical Medicine at… Read More…

Chvostek’s Sign and Carpopedal Spasm

Posted by Karen Buckley • May 14th, 2009

A 35-year-old man presented with a two-day history of cramps and paresthesias in the arms, predominantly involving the fingers. This presentation was preceded by a bout of viral gastroenteritis one week earlier. A recent Image in Clinical Medicine describes the rest of the case and diagnosis, including a video demonstrating Chvostek’s sign.