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Medical Question of the Day- 47

A 32-year-old woman who is recently divorced visits her physician for visual disturbances. The patient complains of trouble vision for 3 days. On examination, tunnel vision is detected along with marked weakness of planter flexion although the patient can walk on her tiptoes without any complaint. All laboratory tests and imaging studies are normal. What … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 44

A 69-year-old man presents to the clinic with his wife for evaluation of his memory problem. His wife tells you that her husband has begun to forget recent events insidiously since last year. He forgets recent conversations and recent appointments. He is no longer able to manage his checkbook and daily budget as he used … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 43

A 27-year-old man complains of 2-week history of watery diarrhea and 5 lb. weight loss. He had no similar episodes in the past, did not travel recently, did not eat out or take antibiotics. He quit smoking last month after 1 PPD for 5 years.  His family history is significant of some relatives who are … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 42

A 58-year-old woman is brought to the emergency room complaining of lightheadedness for 4 hours. She has diarrhea with loose stool for 2 days. She explains her symptoms as flu and she drinks lots of water as her neighbor advised her to avoid dehydration. Her physician told her that she should take combined solution of … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 41

An 8-month-old boy presents to the clinic with his mother. She tells you that her son had several bowel movements today and his stool was like red jelly. He vomited all food and water. He is also weak, fussy and holding his belly. He has no fever or signs of dehydration. On abdominal examination, there … Read more