Case Report 20 June 2017 Dr Chandrani Jayasekara

The female athlete triad

Emily, 23, is a marathon runner, new to the practice. Her presenting complaint is not having had a period for seven months.
Case Report 13 June 2017 Dr Jim Newcombe

Case Report: What’s causing his diarrhoea?

Elias, a seven-year-old boy who lives in suburban Melbourne, presents to his GP having had watery diarrhoea for two weeks. His mother is concerned that this began shortly after a week-long family holiday to rural Victoria, where the family consumed tank water. 
Case Report 06 June 2017 Dr Doron Sher

Case Report: Repairing a muscle tear

A young man feels a sharp pain and something give in his shoulder while lifting weights.
Case Report 30 May 2017 Dr Penny Gosling
Case Report 23 May 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Why is Bill’s knee swollen?

Bill is 65 and a retired police inspector. He has been experiencing pain and occasional swelling in his right knee.
Case Report 16 May 2017 Dr Jim Newcombe
Case Report 09 May 2017 Dr Sam Saidi, Dr Veronica Lim

Case Report: Minimally invasive surgery for fibroids

Case one A 59-year-old postmenopausal woman is referred to the gynaecological oncology department for enlarging fibroids.
Case Report 02 May 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Why is Chris’ leg so sore and warm?

An ex-football player puts off going to the doctor about his sore shin. Chris is 47, a self-employed plumber, ex-rugby league star and local celebrity. He comes to see you with his wife, who implores you to look at his shin.
Case Report 26 April 2017 The Lancet

Case Report: What’s causing this patient’s night fever?

A 58-year-old man presented to the emergency department with three weeks of fever and weight loss, and one week of drenching night sweats, upper abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. He had a history of hypertension and heavy smoking.
Case Report 19 April 2017 Dr Jennifer Roberts

Case Report: Toddler with a swollen gum

A feverish, clingy 20-month-old presents with sore and blistered gums. A 20-month-old boy, James, presents with his mother, Felicity who is in the second trimester of pregnancy. James has been intermittently febrile for 24 hours, but not more than 39°C.