Phaeochromocytoma

The spontaneous presentation of phaeochromocytoma is normally between the age of 40 and 50 years, however the hereditary forms often present in younger individuals, including children.…

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Giant Headache!!!

A 69-year-old lady presents with a 3-week history of right sided headache and jaw claudication, associated with significant reduction in vision of the right eye for 2 days.…

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Texting Trouble

A healthy 25-year-old presents to the emergency department complaining she cannot text on her phone…

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Secondary Headache

This session will focus on secondary causes of acute severe headaches that are likely to present to an emergency department.…

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Doc, my head hurts

A 42-year-old man presents to the Emergency Department at 4am with a severe headache. He is pacing up and down and says that he has been woken up by a similar headache every night for the last 4 night…

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Working from home

It is a busy winter evening in the Emergency Department. The next patient to be seen is a 37-year-old female presenting with a headache, nausea and general malaise.…

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Air Head

An 18-year-old female presents after falling 8ft from a tree. She landed directly onto her head and lost consciousness for 30 seconds.…

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Cervical Artery Dissection

This session reviews the clinical presentation and investigation of cervical artery dissection. The clinician needs a high level of suspicion to make this diagnosis accurately…

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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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Under Pressure

A 59-year-old man presented to Emergency department at 11pm with acute onset severe (9/10) generalised headache and vomiting which started at the dinner table at 5pm…

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Lemons and Lymes

In late June, whilst on a school trip visiting a local nature reserve centre, a group of children were having a picnic and drinking lemonade after their play time.…

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