Monthly Archives: August 2015

An unusual headache

A 66 year-old woman presented to the emergency department complaining of a headache for the past 6 weeks. She described it as a throbbing pain in the frontal region and behind her eyes. She had no neurologic complaints, no vision changes, no scalp pain or jaw claudication. Her past history was significant for hyperparathyroidism, migraines, […]

Does shoulder dislocation = 2 x-rays?

Case: A 65-year old healthy lady presents with left shoulder pain after sustaining a fall on outstretched arm injury while walking her dog. She complains about inability to move her left shoulder and severe pain. There was no associated head or neck injury. She has no prior history of shoulder dislocation. She is hemodynamically stable […]