Clinical Challenge: November, 2010

In each issue, JUCM will challenge your diagnostic acumen with a glimpse of x-rays, electrocardiograms, and photographs of dermatologic conditions that real urgent care patients have presented with. If you would like to submit a case for consideration, please email the relevant materials and presenting information to [email protected] The patient is a 15-year-old boy who complains of pain over the right hip after falling while playing soccer. He is able to bear weight on his …

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Clinical Challenge: October, 2009

  A 57-Year-Old Woman with Acute Pain After a Fall The aptient is a 57-year-old woman who presented to urgent care complaining of severe pain in her right foot, leg, hip, and elbow. She reported that she fell three to four hours prior to presentation while outside walking her dog; she was “tripped up” in the pet’s leash. She presented ambulatory, but was unable to bear any weight on her right leg. Past medical history …

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