Medicine, mindfulness, movement, mental (ill)health and creativity. Guest post: Dr Elizabeth Winson (@DrLemmingo). Liz is a intensive care doctor in Melbourne, Australia.
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A 55 year old man presents with upper calf tenderness and slight swelling. He has just returned from trekking in Nepal. He has a minor knee effusion clinically with tender subtle swelling of his upper calf. You consider the probable differential as DVT, calf muscle injury and Baker’s cyst with or without rupture.
ECG of a 14yr old female who presents following an episode of palpitations and associated dizziness. Interpret her ECG using the Arruda algorithm
It’s Friday. Boggle your brain with FFFF challenge and some old fashioned trivia. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 284
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.