Category Clinical Cases

LITFL Clinical Case Collection. Over 250 Q&A style clinical cases to assist Just in Time Learning and Life Long Learning. Cases are categorised by specialty and can be searched by keyword from the database table

Tropical Travel Trouble

Stiff in the mouth

Tropical Traveler Clinical Case. Tetanus aetiology, differential, diagnosis, management, treatment and prophylaxis
Tropical Travel Trouble

Frothing Mad

Frothing mad. Tropical Travel Clinical Case. Rabies aetiology, diagnosis, differential, management, treatment and prophylaxis
Paediatric Perplexity 340 256

The Hurty Elbow

So it’s the first shift of a run of nights. A tearful mum has brought in 18-month old Bobby complaining of a hurty arm...now, manage the pulled elbow
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

The Half Moon Nail

Subungual haeamtomas are common presentations to minor injury units, the following covers how to diagnose, assess and manage them is covered.
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Devil’s Horn Sign

A young man injures his hand and realises something isn't right when he performs the 'Devil's Horn' sign while listening to Heavy Metal.
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Stairs versus Wrist

A 50 year-old woman took a tumble down some steps and injured her left wrist. Can you correctly diagnose and manage her injury?
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256


A 50 year-old man required intubation for seizure control after he presented in status epilepticus. Post-intubation chest radiograph is shown.
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Gordon Bennett!

A 27 year-old amateur martial artist needs your help after smashing his fist through a plank of wood. Can you diagnose and manage his injury?
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Muscular claustrophobia

A 27 year-old man sustained an undisplaced midshaft fracture of his tibia, he was put in a long leg cast and sent home...what happened next?
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Broken open

A women attends ER with an open fracture of her lower limb. How will you assess and manage her Open Ankle Fracture in emergency?