Can’t feel my thigh!

A 45-year-old gentleman with a history of uncontrolled Diabetes and Hypertension comes into the ED with pain and numbness of his left thigh.…

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The Limping Child – PEM Induction

Elsie is a four year old who has come into the Emergency Department because her parents are concerned that she is not walking. Three days ago she was playing with her aunt and hurt her leg. Since then…

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An Erythematous Eruption

A 4-year-old boy presented to ED due to a 5 day history of general malaise, pyrexia, coughing and a rash. He also developed pains in his legs over the last 24 hours, causing him difficulty in standing…

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Polka Dots on a Tiny Tot

A 15-month-old presents to your Emergency Department with a rash and swelling on both legs and feet. The patient has a mild fever but is otherwise well.…

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The Limping Child

We’ve all seen limping children. Maybe some of us have even had limping children. Some departments have excellent management strategies and pathways. Some don’t. Here’s some of our t…

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Mini Mono

A 3-year-old girl presents to ED with a swollen left knee, limping. The swelling had started 9 days previously but had not initially caused any distress…

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Not So Hip

A 6 year old boy with a background of sickle cell disease presents to the emergency department with two days of worsening right hip pain and unable to weight bear…

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