Patient presented to the ER with eye pain, decreased vision after cutting a metal wire and felt something hit the eye. In this clinical case presentation we show the eye exam, radiographs including CT scan and discuss initial emergent treatment in the ER.
This 15 year old presented to the ER with typical presentation consistent with acute appendicitis but on ultrasound was found to have these pearl-like structures. What are they? How did the finding change the treatment and diagnosis?
This is a foley bag with urine being collected in it. As you can see, a layer separating a white fluid from a urine fluid is present. This is severe infection present in the urine making a layer of white cells (basically pus) to layer since it is heavier and denser than regular urine. This is also called leukosuria (urinating white cells).
TIA and mini-Stroke are terms that are used interchangeably, however they are NOT the same thing! In this video we attempt to explain what that difference is, and how using the proper terms conveys the right information to your medical providers.