Case of the Month
Each month we will list an interesting case from our laboratory medicine files. This is a great opportunity to learn the impact of laboratory medicine in clinical practice! Can you rise to the challenge and solve the case?
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A 63-year-old man presented to his family doctor with a 6-week history of cough and 15 lb unexplained weight loss.
A 63 year-old male presents with nasal obstructive symptoms (blockage, nasal discharge and epistaxis) for 2 months.
A 12-year-old patient presents to their family physician with a large abdominal mass as well as decrease in appetite and weight loss.
A 57-year-old male presented to ER with acute onset of expressive aphasia and facial droop.
A 23 year old male patient presented to his family doctor after noticing his left hemiscrotum was enlarged compared to the right.
A 31-year-old patient presented to the emergency room with a several-week history of headaches and recurrent episodes of palpitations, shortness of breath, anxiety, and sweating.
A 67-year-old patient presented to their family doctor for worsening chronic cough with new onset low volume hemoptysis, fatigue, and weight loss.
A 40-year-old patient presented to the emergency room with a 12-hour history of chills, headache, and shortness of breath.