Matthew, an obese 38-year-old man, presents with an enlarging right upper eyelid mass associated with copious mucoid ocular discharge. It is particularly severe in the morning. He works night shifts, is a heavy smoker and has a BMI of 39.
17 October 2017
Susan is a 69-year-old who presents to ED with bilateral lower limb ulcers. She reportsÂ severe pain in her left leg for a few days, with associated fevers, chills and rigors. A bulla developed over her left calf yesterday.
12 October 2017
Trevor, a 59-year-old farmer, was the last patient at your surgery on a Friday evening. He had noticed blood in his urine only a few minutes earlier and was looking for a quick solution as his daughter was getting married the following day.
02 October 2017
Smiriti is 38 years old, Australian, a solicitor born of Indian parents, working in a local practice and considered something of a rising star in her profession. She has just returned from a two-week visit to Mumbai with her children, to see her grandparents, and is feeling ârottenâ.
28 September 2017
Rod, a 35-year-old man, presents with a three-day history of bilateral red eyes, with associated discomfort and watery discharge. Symptoms in the right eye started two days before the left. He has no significant medical history or previous eye problems.
24 September 2017
A young rugby player needs shoulder treatment 12 months after her injury on the field. Jodi, a 22-year-old rugby union player, presented to her local ED with a painful right shoulder after a heavy tackle.
21 September 2017
A surprising repeat diagnosis raises questions about antibiotic resistance and reinfection.
05 September 2017
A patient has pain in her fingers and is concerned she might have the same condition her mother has. Paula is 45 years old, married with two children and working as an office receptionist. The reason for her visit is that she has noticed pain in her fingers.
22 August 2017
What is causing Gillâs chronic vomiting and why does taking hot baths help? A 36-year-old woman, Gill, presents to the ED complaining of muscle pains, persistent vomiting, abdominal pain and pins and needles in her hands and feet.
15 August 2017
Victoria is a 39-year-old IT professional from Chicago, living and working in Sydney for the past six years. She presents with a two-week history of feeling generally unwell, which began during a trip to Brisbane for the weekend with friends.