A 71-year-old, 86 kilogram male with a history of alcohol abuse, dementia, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension presented to the emergency department (ED) after the ingestion of approximately half of a retail lava lamp’s contents.
A nine-year-old Hispanic female with a past medical history of autism and global developmental delay presented to our emergency department (ED) complaining of a one-year history of pain in her extremities.
A 75-year-old female with history of Type II diabetes presented to the emergency department (ED) with “double vision and right eye redness” for several weeks with isolated right eyelid swelling for one week.
We present three cases of hand injury by intravenous drug users in which point-of-care ultrasound, using a specific water bath technique, was able to quickly and efficiently delineate severity of injury.
A 55-year-old Caucasian male flying between New York City and Miami noticed an increased sensation of pressure in his ears upon ascent, which he was unable to equalize using typical techniques (Valsalva, yawning, chewing gum).
An 82-year-old male with a history of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and urinary retention with prior placement of a suprapubic catheter presented with a chief complaint of worsening abdominal pain and distension.