Case Report 11 April 2017 The Lancet

Case Report: A boy with fever, shock and coma

A 12-year-old boy with fever, headache, shock, and coma presents a diagnostic challenge. A previously well 12-year-old boy presented with a one-day history of vomiting, fever, and headache.
Case Report 04 April 2017 Dr Daniel Xu

Case Report: When VTE is a sign of cancer

Mild shortness of breath following treatment for PV bleeding highlights an early warning sign of cancer.
Case Report 21 March 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Lupus - 'the great mimic'

Hazel is 50 years old and emigrated from the Philippines when she was 25. She works as a waitress, is married, and she and her husband have one child.
Case Report 14 March 2017 Dr Tram Bui, Dr Ana Llado, Dr Kate Scrivener

Case Report: Why is she falling?

A previously mobile woman experiences increasing falls and spasms after her stroke. Helen, aged 74, presents with a six-month history of progressive decline in mobility and frequent falls.
Case Report 07 March 2017 Dr Scott Masters

Case Report: Getting to grips with groin pain

James, an active 25-year-old, presented with persistent, bilateral groin pain.
Case Report 01 March 2017 Dr Paul Huang

Case Report: Investigating chronic tiredness

A patient presents with chronic tiredness, despite sleeping 10 hours a night. What are your next steps?
Case Report 21 February 2017 Dr Penny Gosling

A twitch, a cough and a weakness

A patient with a history of extreme fitness presents with an unusually abrupt constellation of symptoms. Brian is a 67-year-old retired engineer whose initial presentation was for idio-pathic blepharospasm.
Case Report 14 February 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Vaccination risks and benefits for patients taking biologics

Patients receiving biologic therapy need counselling about vaccination risks and benefits. Sandra is 42, a single mother and freelance merchandiser.
Case Report 07 February 2017 Dr Ebtisam Elghblawi

Case Report: Controlling a painful fungal infection

Hana, aged 36, and mother of three young children, was referred for diagnosis and treatment of a suspected fungal infection involving her nails and her scalp. On presentation, she appeared well although she walked with a slight limp.
Case Report 31 January 2017 Professor Gregory Crawford

Case Report: ‘How long have I got, doctor?’

Donald is a 64-year-old divorced man who has recently moved to be close to his son and daughter-in-law. You have taken on his general practice care.