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Tactical Medicine News

SAEM Clinical Image Series: Snowball Effects

by Jennifer Butler, MD
Mar 07, 2022
A 13-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with complaints of a right eye injury. Five hours prior to arrival, he was struck directly ...
Tactical Medicine News

SAEM Clinical Image Series: An Uncommon Cause of Shortness of Breath

A 102-year-old female presents with intermittent epigastric abdominal pain for the last two days. Episodes have no relieving or exacerbating factor...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Eye Pain

A 59-year-old gentleman experiencing homelessness with a history of hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatitis C, alcohol use disorder, and tobacco depend...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Pediatric Rash

A 17-month-old girl with a history of eczema presents to the pediatric emergency department for evaluation of a rash. The rash is different from he...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Painful Blue Arm

A 68-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and recent ileostomy secondary to small bowel obstruction presented...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Inguinal Masses

A 50-year-old female with a past medical history of gastritis and marijuana abuse presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with epigastric abdomin...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: I Have a Stomachache

An 18-year-old male with no significant past medical history presents with diffuse abdominal pain and multiple episodes of non-bloody, non-bilious ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Vomiting in the Pediatric Patient

A 2-year-old boy with a past medical history of Hirschsprung disease presents to the emergency department (ED) with vomiting, abdominal distension,...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Painful Weeping Rash

A 67-year-old nontoxic appearing male patient with a history of coronary artery disease, hyperlipidemia, transient ischemic attack, gout, renal col...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Chronic Back Pain

A 52-year-old male with a past medical history of prostate cancer status post radiation therapy 10 years prior presents to the emergency department...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Pediatric Rash

A previously healthy 8-year-old female presents to the pediatric emergency department due to a rash. Her symptoms started three days prior to prese...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: A Young Woman with Chest Pain

A 35-year-old female with a history of intermittent palpitations who is three months post-partum presented to the emergency department (ED) with th...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: A Rapidly Spreading Rash

A 40-year-old male with a past medical history of HIV presented for evaluation of a non-pruritic rash. Six days ago, he suddenly felt a stinging se...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Silver Scales

A 6-year-old otherwise healthy female presented to the emergency department (ED) with a rash across all four extremities. She has had seven months ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Traumatic Swollen Eye

A 53-year-old caucasian male with a history of alcohol and amphetamine abuse presents to the Emergency Department via ambulance immediately after s...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Pediatric Penis Swelling

A 3-year-old healthy uncircumcised male presents to the Emergency Department with five days of penis swelling and pain. Five days prior, his father...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Pulseless and Painful Blue Leg

A 57-year-old male who works as a truck driver with a history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and recent COVID-19 infection presents with right l...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: A Recurring Neck Mass

A 30-year-old female with no significant past medical history presents to the Emergency Department with a six-day history of an enlarging, tender, ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Sudden Onset of Facial Petechiae in Kindergartener

A 6-year-old boy with no past medical history presented when his parents noticed facial petechiae after picking him up from school. He had a series...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Facial Edema

A 44-year-old female presents to the emergency department after noticing swelling of her tongue and face, specifically the cheeks and periorbital a...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: What’s This Thing on My Face?

A 91-year-old female patient presented with her family after concern for multiple new lesions on her face and hands. The patient thinks the lesio...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Guess Who’s Back?

A 27-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department with one week of progressively worsening, non-p...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Finger Pain

The patient is a 24-year-old female who presents to the emergency department for left middle finger pain and swelling. She is right hand dominant...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Edema Got Your Tongue?

A 57-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a swollen mouth for three hours. He reported never having experienced this before a...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Sun-burnt Hands and Lips

A 44-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of hepatitis C presents with a complaint of pain, swelling, and skin blistering of his h...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: The Insidious Rash

A 60-year-old African American female with a history of hypertension presents to the emergency department for an itchy, diffuse rash. She first n...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: What Lies Beneath?

A 35-year-old male with a history of diabetes and pericarditis, status post pericardiectomy 3 years ago, presented with a painful lesion on his a...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Left Ear Mass

A 25-year-old male who was previously healthy presents to the emergency department with a painful left posterior ear mass. The mass began as a “p...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Blisters, Bullae, and Badness

A 3-year-old female with a history of epilepsy presents with a rash that began one day ago. The patient started becoming fussy four days ago, say...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: The Hemorrhaging Bifurcated Tongue

A 26-year-old male with no past medical history presented to the emergency department for tongue bleeding for one day. Five days prior he had an ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Shortness of Breath

A 60-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) for respiratory distress. Emergency medical services reports that the patient was...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Oral Trauma and Mass

A 38-year-old African American male without a significant past medical history presented with an oral mass. He was struck on the mouth by a wrenc...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Eye Pain After Assault

A 33-year-old male presents with intermittent blurry vision and left eye pain for 3 months, and a left-sided orbital headache for 1 day. He repor...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Surfing Sting

A 38-year-old male presents 8 days after being stung in the left foot while surfing. He reports the sudden onset of sharp pain while walking in t...
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SAEM Clinical Images: Man vs Snow Blower

A 28-year-old man presents to the emergency department after a snow blower accident while at work. The patient was performing maintenance and he ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Strange Eyes

A 3-month-old boy, born full-term via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery to a gravida 2 para 1 mom with negative prenatal labs, presents with ab...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: An Incidental Finding

A middle-aged man presented after a motor vehicle collision with a logging truck at 55 miles per hour with low back pain. A computed tomography s...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Eye Injury

An 11-year-old male presented to a pediatric trauma center following a motor vehicle collision (MVC). He was the restrained front-seat passenger ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Pitching Pain

A twenty-year-old right-handed male presented to the emergency department with a past medical history of right coracoid impingement, and three mo...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Knee Pain

A fifty-six-year-old male with a past medical history of legal blindness and remote right quadricep tendon rupture presents to the emergency depa...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Red, White, & Blue

A 29-year-old female presented to the emergency department for a rash on her right calf. 5 days prior, at her home in Alabama, the patient develo...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Man vs Pneumatic Nail Gun

A 40-year-old male presents with injury to his left hand by a nail gun. While at work, the patient accidentally shot himself with a nail gun. The...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Worsening Sore Throat

A 40-year-old  male presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of a sore throat for one week. The patient had presented ten days earl...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Distended Abdomen after ROSC

A 64-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) in cardiac arrest. Her family members heard her fall in the bathroom and started ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Juvenile Snake Bite

A 62-year-old male presented thirty minutes after being bitten by a snake in his garden. He stated that he thinks his finger was bitten twice. Th...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Atraumatic Proptosis

An 85-year-old female with a past history of hypertension presents with acute right-eye pain, redness, and proptosis/bulging for the past two mon...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: An Oropharyngeal Mass

A fifty-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) unconscious with CPR in progress. Per EMS report, the patient was found down sur...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: The Cocaine Gut

A sixty-five-year-old male with a medical history of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hypertension, alcohol dependence, homelessness, and ...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Severe Cutaneous Lesions in an Immunocompromised Host

A thirty-one-year-old female presented to the emergency department with the complaint of a painful rash for 2 days. She has a history of HIV with...
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SAEM Clinical Image Series: Found Down with Altered Mental Status

A forty-nine-year-old male with a history of polysubstance abuse, including methamphetamine and intravenous (IV) drug use, rectal cancer, and hum...
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