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Chinese Transplant in US Develops Chest Pain, Fever - Let's Diagnose

A man in his 20's who moved from China to the US is in urgent care with chest pain, fever, night sweats and has lost some weight without changing his diet. Could it be brucellosis? Tuberculosis? Thinking about HIV? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Man Undergoing Chemo Contracts Rash on Hands and Feet - Let's Diagnose

A man in his 50's is undergoing chemo for leukemia and develops a tingling, burning rash on his hands and feet. Could it be cellulitis? Acral erythema? Thinking about exanthematous drug eruptionUse your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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How One School Trains Future Doctors with VisualDx

One student shares how her class uses VisualDx to learn how to create a differential and accurately diagnose a patient based on just signs and symptoms without a visual representation. 

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Girl's Sore Throat and Fever Persist & Rash Spreads - Let's Diagnose

An 8-year-old has a persistent sore throat and fever and has developed a rash on her torso. Could she have kawasaki disease? Or scarlet fever? Thinking about mononucleosis? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Mozambique Man Bit By Human Treated with VisualDx Help

A medical student doing research in Malawi uses VisualDx to confirm her diagnosis of necrotized cellulitis after a man bites another man. 

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Toddler's Cold Gets Worse with Barking Cough - Let's Diagnose

You're caring for a toddler with a bad cold, fever, and a barking cough. Could he have epiglottitis? Or croup? Thinking about influenza? Use your medical knowledge, read the full case study and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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The Spike in Syphilis Infections

Syphilis infections have risen to a new high since the year 2000, when public health officials thought it was near eradication in the United States. Why are rates spiking now and what can health care professionals do to help stop outbreaks?

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Helping Your Patients in Health Literacy - Clinical Education Series Webinar

VisualDx's Medical Research Librarians share some simple first steps health care professionals can take to improve their patients' health literacy.

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Man's Painful Leg Pustule May Soon Burst - Can You Diagnose?

A man in his 50s comes to you with a pustule that looks like it will burst soon.  Could it be cellulitis? Or pyoderma gangrenosum? Thinking about furunculosis? Use your medical knowledge, look over the full symptom list and patient history, and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Man Lands in ER with Palpable Purpura - Can You Diagnose?

You encounter a man in his 40s with symmetrical purpura on his legs. Could it be Sjogren syndrome? Or acute meningococcemia? Thinking about leukocytoclastic vasculitis? Use your medical knowledge, look over the full symptom list and patient history, and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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