A chair, asking and listening to the patient: the key element to focus a diagnosis
Patient with a previous diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer. He had a prosthesis placed on his esophagus to correct a tracheal and bronchial fistula. With this device he could eat and swallowed normally.
A new diagnosis each month (6). What happens with my son´s finger?
The diagnosis of a clinical problem in a child is challenging for two main reasons. The first one because we have a tendency to think that a child can´t have a severe disease, part of the common ones such as appendicitis, trauma or choking. Also, in general, the parents
A new diagnosis each month (5): Neurocutaneous melanocytosis
When Jonas was born he looked like a normal child, only the presence of some dark spots over his skin seems to be different. When he started to walk, their parents noticed a difficult more than usual to keep his balance. Later, at the school, he was attending the normal syllabus, but he was slower than the rest of his classmates to get some concepts.