Patient Cases

Varicose Vein Insufficiency

Shared by a General Practice physician from the Dominican Republic Male patient of 36 years of age. He presents an Erythematous vesicular lesion of 2 weeks evolution of pruritic character… No fever or general malaise.…

Incomplete Boerhaave-Syndrome…

 Shared by a Gastroenterologist in Germany A physician shares a patient case about a young man (44 y. old, chronic alcohol abuser) presenting with haematemesis and haematochezie. The EGD revealed an incomplete Boerhaave syndrome by…

Does She Have Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome?

Shared by an Italian doctor specializing in Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine I want to describe to you the case of a 17-year-old woman with a suspected but unconfirmed diagnosis of endobronchial endometriosis. Her clinical history…

Wounds of a Car Crash Victim

Shared by a physician in Venezuela specializing in General Practice The patient was a 45-year-old man who, after a road accident, collided head-on with another vehicle. He presented an incipient cutting wound in the left…

Patient Loses Muscle Tone During a Flight?

Shared by America Psychiatrist A physician on Sermo recently posted about a 42-year-old male patient who had no vascular risk factors and was on no medications other than a nasal decongestant and Gabapentin for nerve…

Puberty Blockers For a Transgender Minor?

Rights and policies around transgender issues has become a louder conversation in recent years, a conversation in which Sermo physicians have actively participated. While awareness has drastically increased around what it means to be a…