The Forest

The forbidden forest is home to many dangerous creatures, where an encounter with even the smallest ticks can leave a big impact.…

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Just another ‘renal colic’

A 36-year-old gentleman presents with intermittent flank pain and has microscopic haematuria. His BP is 220/110 and he is now pain free. What would you do next?…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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To drain or not to drain?

A 67-year-old man presents via ambulance with shortness of breath and fever. He has recently completed his first 2 week chemotherapy course for auricular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), administered vi…

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A Shocking Knee

A 73-year-old man presented to the ED with a 36hr history of atraumatic right knee pain and a 24hr history of diarrhoea and feeling generally unwell…

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The Crown

A 38-year-old male presents with a continuous cough, shortness of breath and fevers. Over the past 2 days he has had intense generalised muscle aches, fatigue, loss of taste and smell and a reduced ap…

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Intracranial Infections

Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient…

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It’s all in the kiss

Is love in the air? …or is it the kissing disease?
It was only a kiss, how did it end up like this? A teenage boy got more than he was bargaining for after an innocent kiss with his girlfriend but do …

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