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a 20 year old white male presents lethargic and is worsening over the last 24 hours. the patients parents state that their son has complained of increased thirst, frequent urination, and weight loss over the past several weeks. They add that he complained of abdominal pain today and had one episode of emesis.
a 56 year old woman presents to ed complaining of severe pain in her lower jaw and neck that has developed over the past hour. The pain is not sharp and is not relieved by rest or by changes in position. she took ibuprofen when the pain started, but the medication provided no relief. She also complains of nausea that began shortly before the onset of jaw and neck pain. On further questioning, she admits to a heavy feeling in her chest which she describes as squeezing or crushing sensation. She profusely diaphoretic.
a 15 year old female complains of malaise, fatigue, and a loss of appetite for the past week.
a 50 year old woman presents with chest pain and burping exacerbated by eating
transmit ischemic attack
a 68 year old man presents with a 20 minute episode of dysarthria right facial drooping and numbness and right hand weekness
a 63 year old white male presents with a reddish nodule on the left side of his lip that has failed to heal for several months
systemic lupus erthematosus
a 34 year old female presents to her physican with a butterfly shaped rash over the bridge of her nose and cheeks that is made worse by sunlight.
grand mal seizure
a 24 year old male presents following a loss of consciousness for approximately 1 minute, along with tonic clonic muscle movements. Following the loss of consciousness, the patient seemed confused, and has no memory of the events that occurred immediately prior to this event.
a 19 year old male on his second postoperative day following a splemectomy experiences marked oliguria and complains of malaise, anorexia, and nausea.
a 26 year old female presents with vaginal bleeding, lightheadedness nausea vomiting and fainting after sudden onset right lower quadrant abdominal pain two hours ago.
a 15 month old female appears lethargic after 3 days of persistent vomiting and watery diarrhea with no mucus or blood.
a 30 year old man presents to the emergency department with an acute attack of shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing.
a 60 year old man complains of progressive shortness of breath on exertion and nonproductive cough
sickle cell anemia
a 4 year old black male presents with swelling of the hands and feet , fever, headache, and a feeling of heaviness in the abdomen.
a 4 year old white male is brought to the pediatrician with complaints of frequent, fatty, foul-smelling stools of three months duration. This is coupled with a productive cough( green foul-smelling sputum), high fever, and difficulty breathing for the past day.
urinary tract infection
a 29 year old female complains of dysuria, increased urinary frequency, and urgency for 2 days.
a 54 year old obese woman presents with increasing pain in both knees and hips of one month's duration
a mother brings her 3 year old son to the physician because she believes that he is not developing normally. she says that he does not reach out for her with his arms, show joy, or follow her around like his siblings did. His language developement is delayed and he often mechanically repeats other people. He needs to have 'everything his way' and has many rituals. He seems to be in a world of his own, she notes. Tests show a lower than average IQ.
a 15 year old girl is brought to her family physician because her mother is concerned about her low self-esteem, and repeated attempts at "fad diets"
a 16 year old male presents with a sudden loss of consciousness and muscle hypertonia, followed by a rhythmic movement of the limbs with an upward folling of the eyes tongue biting and urinary incontinence. Following this episode he is now in a state of confusion and lethargy. He had a similar event 9 months ago with no clear explanation
a 8 year old male presents to the emergency department with fever and chills for 3 days, fatigue, joint pain, a sore throat, and an extensive skin rash on his left leg.
a 65 year old male complains of the development of a hand tremor coupled with generalized muscular rigidity
a 70 year old widowed female is seen by a consulating internist for weight loss, fatigue, and insomnia that has occured for over 3 weeks.
a 4 year old male is taken to his peditrician by his parents because they state that he has been reguurgitating his food and has been having occasional bouts of vomiting for the past week.
a 42 year old male presents with sudden onset of colicky right sided flank pain that radiates to the teticles
a 31 year old male is seen for the evaluation of recent memory problems.
a 24 year old jewish male complains of persistent nonbloody diarrhea.
a 65 year old male presents to his cardiologist for evaluation of recurrent episodes of lightheadedness, chest pain, and shortness of breath with exertion. one week earlier, he experienced an episode of syncope while walking up the stairs of his house.
a 3 year old boy is brought to the pediatrician by his parents because he has been having trouble getting up from a sitting or lying position, although he had previously done so with ease
rocky mountain spotted fever
a 9 year old boy scout presents with sudden onset fever, chills, headache, lethargy, and abdominal pain of four days duration.
a 38 year old male presents to the emergency department with a severe headache and transient blindness
a 20 year old female returns from a day hike in a densely wooded area, and develops a rash that evening. The rash is extremely pruritic. The next day she presents to her physician.
a 28 year old previously healthy woman comes to her physician complaining of weakness in her legs, urinary incontinence, and difficulty speaking. She has also noticed a slight tremor in her hand when she attempts to eat.
a 46 year old woman is seen in your office in march, complaining of feeling poorly with fever, chills muscle aches,dry cough, and a sore throat.
a 40 year old female presents to her physician with generalzed muscle weakness and easy bruising.
a 4 year old female who was born prematurely presents to her physician with difficulty walking
a 50 year old male presents with a high fever, chills, severe headaches, and declining mental status
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