A 43-Year-Old Man with a Cough, Body Aches, and Fever

A 43-Year-Old Man with a Cough, Body Aches, and Fever

The patient is a 43-year-old man who presents with a cough and a general complaint of “body aches” that began “a few weeks ago.” He denies sick contacts or symptoms associated with COVID-19, other than a temperature of 100.4⁰F that precipitated his visit your urgent care center. View the x-ray taken and consider what your diagnosis and next steps would be.

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A 3-Year-Old Boy with Trouble Walking Due to Right Foot Pain

A 3-Year-Old Boy with Trouble Walking Due to Right Foot Pain

The patient is a 3-year-old boy whose mother brings him to your urgent care center, reporting that her son has to be coaxed to stand and to walk because he says his foot hurts. She is not aware of any injury, or possible mechanism of injury. You observe that the boy is limping.             Review the x-ray taken and consider what your diagnosis and next steps would be.

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A 45-Year-Old Man with Thumb Pain After a Fall

A 45-Year-Old Man with Thumb Pain After a Fall

The patient is a 45-year-old man who presents as your first patient of the day, with thumb pain after taking a fall in the middle of the night. He tripped walking to the bathroom and tried to catch himself on the doorknob as he went down. His pain worsens with movement or when he tries to grip anything.             View the image taken and consider what your diagnosis and next steps would be.

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A 40-Year-Old Man with Cough and Fever During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A 40-Year-Old Man with Cough and Fever During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The patient is a 40-year-old man who presents with cough and fever. Living and working in New York City as cases of COVID-19 were on a steep incline, he acknowledges multiple exposures to individuals who could have been infected with the virus. Similarly, he reports that a close friend had the flu recently. View the x-ray and consider what your diagnosis and next steps would be.

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