CPC-EM: Volume 1 Issue 1

Pasteurella multocida Epiglottitis

Moyko, MD, et al.

A 49-year-old female with a past medical history of hypothyroidism, prurigo nodularis, and depression presented to our emergency department (ED) with one day of gradual onset of sore throat, dysphagia, odynophagia, and chills

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Pediatric Oral Commissure Burn

Hoffman, DO, et al.

A five-year-old male presented to the emergency department at 2 a.m. after having bitten through a television power cable and suffering a burn injury to his mouth 20 minutes prior to arrival.

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The Daughter Cyst

Kyle, DO, et al.

A 35-year-old woman, gravida 4 para 3 estimated at 9+1 weeks gestational age by uncertain last menstrual period, presented with vaginal bleeding.

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