Case Report 05 September 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: 'Do I have what my mum's got?'

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.
Case Report 01 August 2017 Dr David Bossingham

A mysterious constant pain

A mysterious constant pain proves a challenge for both patient and practitioner alike. Penny, a 43-year-old patient new to your practice, presented with neck and shoulder pain and extreme fatigue. 
Case Report 11 July 2017 Dr David Bossingham

When providing history is life-saving

An urgent phone call awaits you one morning. It is an uncommon event when the director of intensive care from the local hospital wants your help and advice.
Case Report 04 July 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Recurrent facial pain leads to a chronic diagnosis

Hannah, 40, is a single parent who is well known to you. She presented feeling miserable and in considerable pain from a swelling on the left side of her face. She had experienced rigors overnight and had been vomiting. Swallowing had become impossible.
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.
How to Treat 07 April 2017 Dr Sam Chia, Dr Jerry Lin
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 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

Vaccination risks and benefits for patients taking biologics

Sandra is 42, a single mother and freelance merchandiser. Her son is nearly five, but has been refused attendance at the local preschool because he has not been vaccinated. Sandra has always been a little ‘alternative' in her approach to medical a matters.
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.