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New Interactive Medical Case: “The Road Less Traveled”

• September 25th, 2017

A 26-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of worsening pleuritic chest pain. She recalled the development of a dull, substernal ache several days after a 5-hour flight home from Puerto Rico, where she had spent 3 weeks hiking in national parks and exploring several caves. The ache progressed over the… Read More…


New Interactive Medical Case: “All That Wheezes”

• August 3rd, 2017

A 20-year-old woman with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to her physician in the autumn with persistent cough and shortness of breath. She had been seen 6 weeks earlier for nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, and cough that had bothered her on and off throughout the summer. Her symptoms occurred at home and at… Read More…