Abagayle Renko M.D.
A 45 y/o M with PMhx of HTN and ESRD on dialysis presents to the ED w/ knee pain after slipping at work. On exam, he is unable to extend his leg. An X-ray is done and shown below. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)
Answer: Quadriceps tendon rupture
A patient comes into the ED with a high fever, shortness of breath, mild headache, diarrhea, and general malaise. It’s 2021… so naturally, the ‘COVID alarms’ start sounding in our heads. But if it were that simple, we probably wouldn't be posting about it, would we?
- 49 yo F pHx asthma presents ED with worsening DOE for the last month acutely worsening today
- No prior hospitalizations or intubations for asthma exacerbation
- Positive for dyspnea, palpitation
- Positive for abdominal distention, which she attributes to constipation
- Moderate intermittent asthma on albuterol PRN