Adam is 38. He has worked in administration but is now receiving a disability pension for depression, for which he is taking sertraline 50mg/day.Â He attends with back pain, which he says is very sharp and started after a minor fall six months ago.
03 November 2018
A previously healthy 48-year-old married lawyer with two teenage children presents with a swelling under the angle of her right mandible. The swelling occurred near the end of a six-hour plane trip. She is otherwise well, with no systemic symptoms of note.
22 October 2018
Tracey is a 33-year-old lawyer relocated from NSW, who presents with a six-week history of increasing breathlessness on exertion.
18 October 2018
Simon, a 32-year-old father of one, is a self-employed IT professional. He experienced a traumatic brain injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident three weeks ago. Simon and his wife present to their GP two weeks after his discharge from hospital.
16 October 2018
Updated 22 October: The second bullet point under Clinical features has been corrected. Amanda is a 38-year-old woman who attends regarding difficulty falling pregnant. Amanda has been trying to conceive for seven months.
16 October 2018
Peter, a 66-year-old retired business-man, underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) for pancreatic adenocarcinoma one year ago. He also received adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine for six months post-surgery.
24 September 2018
Patricia is 76 years old; a tall, slim retired shop manager. Many months ago you referred her to a local cardiologist after she had come to you complaining of new ankle oedema. Examination at the time revealed a loud midsystolic murmur.
17 September 2018
Lachlan, a 17-year-old high-school student, presents after a two-week history of a pruritic rash over the pubic area and both buttocks. The rash was first noticed 48 hours after a family holiday at a Victorian resort.
06 September 2018
Genevieve, a 73-year-old female presents with a four-year history of symmetrical painful peripheral neuropathy, with tactile hyperaesthesia worse at night. She has a past history of anxiety and osteoarthritis.
04 September 2018
Judith is an 82-year-old woman from a low-level care facility. Over the last week, she has developed new urinary incontinence and frequency. She has a history of hypertension and osteoarthritis and is allergic to nitrofurantoin (rash).