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Plastic Surgery Experts Discuss Botched Brest Augmentation Procedure EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who presented to a medical spa in order to undergo breast augmentation surgery. A few days After the procedure, the woman noted significant drooping in both breasts, as well as a small area of inflamed tissue near her …

Fatal Appendicitis Could Have Been Detected Earlier: Pediatric Surgery Expert EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a 4-month-old girl who presented to the ER with multiple symptoms, including a visibly distended abdomen. An ultrasound was performed, however it was noted that the testing did not visualize the appendix. Because of this, and the young  …

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

Undiagnosed Brain Aneurysm Ruptures, Results in Death

…  care physician to see if she should bring him to the emergency room and the doctor said that it was fine to just observe him …  and was transferred to a tertiary care hospital for emergency surgery. Upon transfer, the patient was then diagnosed with a …

Emergency Medicine Expert Opines on Misdiagnosis of Fatal Heart Attack EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to the hospital complaining of chest pain. She described her pain as continuous and severe, originating in her chest and radiating to her arm. The initial assessment was musculoskeletal pain and combination …