Jersey Finger. Avulsion of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendon from the base of the distal phalanx.
Rupture / avulsion of the distal extensor mechanism of the finger, resulting in an inability to extend the distal phalanx at the DIP joint.
Trifascicular block (TFB) refers to the presence of conducting disease in all three fascicles: RBBB, LAFB, LPFB. LITFL EKG Library
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome is a combination of the presence of a congenital accessory pathway and episodes of tachyarrhythmia.
A baffling case of apparent brain death… Can you work out what has happened? A 35-year old female with a history of multiple sclerosis and depression is found collapsed at home. She is known to have access to quetiapine.
A 41-year old man is brought to ED after becoming drowsy while in police custody. He states that he has taken an overdose of diazepam tablets prior to being arrested. A puzzling case of drug-induced delirium. Can you solve the mystery?
A case of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity with a discussion of the Schiodt scoring system for predicting paracetamol-induced liver failure.
Highlights and pearls on toxic alcohol ingestion from the EBMedicine article, “Toxic Alcohols: Not Always A Clear-Cut Diagnosis”