OK. This is just plain out there. We see some unusual stuff in the remote areas – things you only read about in the books! I am going to put this in the category of medical voyeurism. This is not how we should go about our business, but I had to share these pics!
20 yo with pleuritic chest pain, not much else, but hypertensive BP = 160/90 [not that unusual up here in the tropics]
He managed to get a D-dimer… and then the inevitable CT angiogram (probably PERC negative)
I am a GP working in Broome, NW of Western Australia. I work as a hospital DMO (District Med Officer) doing Emergency, Anaesthestics, some Obstetrics and a lot of miscellaneous primary care. Also on the web as @broomedocs | + Casey Parker | Contact