A 47 year old previously healthy man presents with sore throat / neck, dry cough and shortness of breath for 2 weeks. This had not improved despite inhalers and a course of antibiotics. He also describes widespread aches and pains including in both calves. There is some swelling in his right lower neck and you wonder whether it is lymphadenopathy, an abscess or something else.
A 38 year old patient with diabetes and end-stage renal failure presents with arm pain and sepsis. You are asked whether there is a drainable collection.
A 64 year old male presents with sudden severe epigastic pain radiating to his back. Urgent CTA aorta is performed to assess for aortic dissection. The CT excludes dissection but does not reveal a clear alternate cause either.
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A 31 year old women presents with right lower quadrant pain and nausea. The onset of severe pain was 3 hours ago, whilst she had suffered some mild discomfort in the preceding 48 hours. Past medical history includes endometriosis and ovarian cysts. Inflammatory markers and BHCG are negative (CRP is < 1).
41 year old female with a history of liver cirrhosis and ascites. She is anticoagulated for Budd-Chiari syndrome and presents with hypotension and right lower quadrant pain.
23 year old female presents with lower and then diffuse abdominal pain with transient hypotension and bradycardia. Urine pregnancy test is positive.
54 year old male presenting with collapse while moving couch. The patient is on antibiotics for recent pneumonia diagnosis. Altered mental status in the emergency department.