An 18-year-old man is evaluated during a preparticipation physical examination for his college soccer team. He is asymptomatic. He describes no limitation in his exercise capacity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate test to perform?
20 Sep 2022
A 43-year-old man is evaluated for difficulty with swallowing and painful swallowing. The pain began approximately 5 days ago and occurs with both solids and liquids. He has recently diagnosed HIV infection and is receiving antiretroviral therapy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
1 Sep 2022
A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Sep 2022
A 42-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for abrupt-onset palpitations. For the past year, she has been having similar episodes with increasing frequency. Following a physical exam and ECG, what is the most likely rhythm diagnosis?
1 Jun 2022
A 57-year-old man is evaluated for recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain over the past 2 months. He was diagnosed with celiac disease 10 years ago when he presented with similar symptoms; at that time, symptoms resolved within 1 month of starting a gluten-free diet, which he has maintained since then. He has unintentionally lost 2 kg (5 lb) in the past 2 months. What condition should he be assessed for?
6 Sep 2022
A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of fatigue, cold intolerance, constipation, and menorrhagia. She has no recent history of iodinated contrast or iodine supplementation. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next diagnostic test?
30 Aug 2022
A 20-year-old woman is evaluated for a several-month history of unintentional weight loss, diarrhea, poor glycemic control, and pruritic rash. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus 2 years ago. Medications are insulin glargine and insulin aspart injection. What is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
1 Jul 2022
A 57-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-month history of progressive exertional dyspnea and occasional chest pain and palpitations. She has limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis with Raynaud phenomenon and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test?
9 Aug 2022
A 22-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-month history of progressive rash on the face, chest, and arms following sun exposure. She also has experienced wrist arthralgia and malaise for the past 2 weeks. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 May 2022
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for dementia with fluctuations in attentiveness, visual hallucinations, and slowness of movements over the past year. He has also acted out his dreams in his sleep a few times over the last 2 years. What is the most appropriate treatment?
26 Jul 2022