Unbearable

Nervous System & Special Senses


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 63-year-old man complains of a severe right-sided headache since waking up two hours ago, in association with nausea, and two episodes of vomiting. The headache is worse upon straining.\n \nHe has experienced recurrent right-sided headaches and dizziness for the preceding two weeks. No other symptoms were present. There is no history of recent trauma.\n \nHis medical history is significant for essential hypertension for 8 years, which is uncomplicated, and well controlled on lisinopril alone. There are no known allergies. He has a 10 pack-year history of smoking cigarettes but stopped smoking around 20 years ago. He only drinks socially.\n \nA complete blood count, serum electrolyte panel, and liver and renal profiles are all normal.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-267_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. MRI Brain
2. Lumbar Puncture
3. 18F-FDG PET
4. Full-Body CT

Want to continue playing?

Open your Clinical Odyssey account today.


Enjoy unlimited access to 600+ simulations.
Safely improve your skills, anytime and anywhere.
Get answers to your follow-up questions from practicing physicians.