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My story: error in the midst

I have been in the medical world for over 30 years, most of them in the field of Medical Oncology. I try to remember some of the mistakes I have made throughout this time and one of them had a real influence in my search of improving diagnosis. This is the story… Continue reading My story: error in the midst

A new case for Inspector Holmders: a cerebral image after a medical action

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A 43 year-old man was under medical study after a lump was detected on his lung. During the diagnostic process, he started with headache ,disorientation and low level of consciousness. Physical  examination was difficult . A CAT scan without contrast was considered normal. A neurologist examined the patient and he made a decision…

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Bone tumors in adolescents: not an easy diagnosis

 

 

 

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Ewing´s sarcoma (perone)

Bone or muscular pain is common in adolescents (15-19-year-old). Growth and sport activity, are usually explanations for many of these situations.  But like a needle in a haystack , there are two types of tumors that can be easily missdiagnosed: Ewing´ s sarcoma and osteosarcoma…

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