Kevin is a four-year-old boy from Indonesia who is visiting family in Australia. He presents with a three-day history of fever and a widespread, pruritic, maculopapular rash. The rash began on his face and quickly spread to his entire body.Â
28 February 2018
James, a 27-year-old transgender man, presented eagerly for his first injection of testosterone as the endocrine component of his gender transition.Â James was not taking any regular medication and had no known allergies.
20 February 2018
Judith, a normally sprightly independent 73-year-old woman, presents initially with a three-month history of constant anterior right thigh ache.
13 February 2018
Jess, a 35-year-old woman, presents to her GP at 39+1 weeksâ gestation in her first pregnancy. She complains of a widespread pruritic rash that started on the abdomen and back two days ago and has now spread to involve the arms, legs and face.
06 February 2018
Jan is a 48-year-old teacherâs assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
31 January 2018
Janine, a 34-year-old woman, was referred at 31 weeksâ gestation for review of intrapartum nutrition. Janine underwent a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass four years ago and an emergency laparotomy for an ischaemic Roux limb at 16 weekâs gestation.
24 January 2018
Betsy, an 88-year-old woman from a low-level care nursing home was referred to the ED with a supra-therapeutic INR, after a routine pathology sample detected a âhighâ reading.Â
17 January 2018
Mike, a 29-year-old man, was brought in by ambulance to the ED of a regional base hospital following a syncopal episode.
12 December 2017
Sam, aged 12 months, was brought into the ED by his parents with a two-day history of rash, associated with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and decreased food intake.
04 December 2017
Audrey, a previously well nine-year-old girl, presents to her local emergency department with sudden-onset unilateral facial weakness. One month earlier, she had been bitten on the neck by a tick while in France.Â