The Clinical Picture

The Clinical Picture

Emphysematous cystitis

The patient had fallen in her home and remained on the floor for 2 days until neighbors heard her cries and called 911.

The Clinical Picture

When stroke runs in the family

CADASIL—Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy—is due to a mutation in NOTCH3.

The Clinical Picture

Pancreatitis: The great masquerader?

Pancreatitis, panniculitis, and polyarthritis syndrome mimics rheumatologic disease, often presenting without abdominal pain.

The Clinical Picture

Fournier gangrene

The patient died of rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum 2 hours after hospital admission.

The Clinical Picture

Brain abscesses in a 60-year-old man

The lesions were not from compromised immunity, but from septic hematogenous spread of an odontogenic infection.

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