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Clinical Case 052: Belly, bum and balls…

Today’s case is not in the ED.  This one unfolds on the ward – the morning after the admission.  So imagine yourself there – on the Paeds surgical ward. 6 year old boy was admitted last evening after referral from the local GP to the on-call Surg team. He has a 24 hour history of […]

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Clinical Case 044: vesicles down under

Todays case is bread and butter GP / Paeds. 13/12 old boy presents with a 2 day history of mild fever, irritable and loose stools. Not much to find on exam except…… never forget to check the nappy region. This rash – yep those are vesicles What is your differential diagnosis? OK all you Paeds […]

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Clinical Case 017: Dr Sally’s Unusual Ulcers

This case come from Dr Sally Singleton, Broome ED JMO, who is currently studying her diploma in Tropical Med. A 43 year old Burmese male was transferred to our hospital from an Australian customs ship. Three days earlier, he and his fellow asylum seekers had been found off the North-West Australian coast. They were in […]