Sara got up one morning and as she went to wash her face, watery liquid came out of the left side of her nose. A 32-year-old healthy woman, she had seen nothing like this before. The liquid increases as she tilted her head to the right. She had no trauma or fever in the previous days. Before this situation, she decided to go to the Emergency Department.
A 65-year-old man with a previous diagnosis of disseminated neoplasia began to notice an acute pain in the left hemithorax at his home, without fever or trauma. This is the story of his evolution during his care in a hospital.
Ruth was a 54-year-old woman with a malignant tumor for which she received treatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitors. She was having the drug for a month without a problem. But one day she started with diarrhea, confusion and agitation.
Foro Osler had made a contribution to the Fund for students of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a prestigious Institution for the study of infectious diseases in developing countries, and a center for excellence in teaching Epidemiology and Public Health.
Headcheese sign refers to a radiological pattern in a chest CT scan that can be associated with several pathological entities, from different etiology such as an infection, an immune response or drugs. The name comes from the juxtaposition of 3 different densities with well-defined margination of hazy ground-glass opacity that looks like a “paté”.
Differential Diagnosis is a key step in Medicine, but it is poorly practiced by young and old doctors. Some of the “reasons” that especially young doctors and residents expose to justify this fact are the following: