A 61-year-old female with a history significant for polycystic ovarian syndrome complicated by splenic cysts status-post splenectomy and chronic lymphedema presented to the hospital with cellulitis involving both lower extremities.
A 24-year-old man presented after presumed atraumatic cardiac arrest. He had prolonged resuscitation that ultimately resulted in return of spontaneous circulation. A non-contrast computed tomography (CT) brain was immediately obtained.
A four-month-old female presented to the emergency department after a witnessed fall from a high chair. She landed on her head but did not lose consciousness. She did not have any vomiting or altered mental status.
An 84-year-old female status post-Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) presented to the emergency department (ED) for evaluation after a syncopal episode. Surgical excision of a scalp basal cell carcinoma occurred immediately prior to arrival (Image 1).
A 46-year-old male with a history of knee replacement presented with pain and decreased range of motion of the left knee. He had felt a pop in his left knee when putting on his pants three days previously.
A 45-year-old woman with past medical history of asthma presented to the emergency department with four days of pulsatile, frontal headache, different in character and intensity from her usual tension-type headaches. She reported the onset of pain as gradual without an inciting event.
A 58-year-old-male Caucasian presented to the emergency department (ED) with altered mental status and progressively worsening generalized weakness for three days, status-post endoscopic sinus surgery.
A 62 year old male presented to the emergency department with a complaint of two weeks of isolated left hip pain after slipping down two stairs three weeks prior to presentation. Initially well, the patient began experiencing progressive pain with ambulation. The patient’s history was significant for recurrence of rectal adenocarcinoma treated by surgical resection 10 years prior.
An 88-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) after a syncopal event. Upon arrival, the patient was awake and complaining of chest pain. An electrocardiogram was performed showing an inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
A 49-year-old man presented to our emergency department complaining of progressive muscle weakness in his legs for three days. He had no past history of significant health issues, and denied any illicit or recreational drug use.
A 23-year-old female presented to the emergency department five weeks post-partum for headache, severe bilateral ear pain, and left ear drainage. Seven days prior she had been diagnosed with left otitis externa.
A 52-year-old female without cardiac disease who had undergone bariatric surgery 27 years prior, presented with three days of worsening chest and epigastric pain. A prehospital electrocardiogram (ECG) was concerning for an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
A 63-year-old female with a past medical history of gastroesophageal reflux disease, diabetes, and arthritis presented with right-sided jaw swelling for one day, radiating to the right ear, associated with some odynophagia.
A 48-year-old woman presented with right ankle pain that began while running two days prior. She noted that the ankle hurt with even light touch and the pain was unrelieved with ibuprofen. She denied a history of trauma. She was seen in the emergency department for this condition the day prior with a negative radiograph, but she returned because of increased ongoing pain.
A 42-year-old male with past medical history significant for epilepsy presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of dizziness, difficult ambulation, and blurred vision. Vitals were only significant for a blood pressure of 143/89 mm Hg.
A 52-year-old man with prostatic hyperplasia presented to the emergency department with complaints of lower abdominal pain worsening over three days and inability to urinate. Abdominal examination revealed a protuberant, distended bladder.
A 32-year-old female with a history of cholecystectomy three years prior, presented to the emergency department with epigastric pain. The patient subsequently underwent an endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography with removal of one stone and sphincterotomy.