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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Unexplained Rash in a 3-Year-Old Girl

Unexplained Rash in a 3-Year-Old Girl

A mother brings her 3-year-old daughter to your urgent care center, concerned about a rash that developed at the same time the girl started having a runny nose and low-grade fever, and became slightly lethargic. Now her cheeks are bright red, and she has a blanching macular rash that’s spread slowly from her extremities to her trunk. View the image and consider your next steps, along with possible diagnoses.

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Hyperpigmented Skin Patches

Hyperpigmented Skin Patches

A 70-year-old man presents to an urgent care center after becoming concerned about brown hyperpigmented patches on his legs and arms. He says that he thinks some of his teeth are turning gray, but it has been happening so slowly that he is not sure. He reports that he has been in good health recently, especially after starting to take antibiotics last year to treat his rheumatoid arthritis. View the image taken (Figure 1) and …

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Thoracic Pain After a Fall

Thoracic Pain After a Fall

A 51-year-old man presents to an urgent care center with sharp left thoracic pain that began suddenly after he fell after tripping on a banana peel that had been left on his kitchen floor. He has pain with breathing as well as with range of motion of the chest wall. He reports no head trauma, head or neck pain, fever, vomiting, or dizziness. View the image taken (Figure 1) and consider what your diagnosis would …

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