Case studies

Clinical case studies for general practitioners, provding a practical approach to managing the common, and not so common, conditions presenting in general practice.

Page Title RSS feed
2

Sepsis case study

Atypical presentation of diabetes: case study

Weakness and hypotension: case study

Suicide risk assessment and management

Vaginal discharge consultations
2

Vaginal discharge consultations

Dr Anita Sharma and Dr Grace Edozien outline the common causes of abnormal vaginal...

Case study: Tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell

Case study: Tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell

How a drug safety alert helped to identify the cause of tiredness, thirst and feeling...

Primary biliary cirrhosis: case study

Primary biliary cirrhosis: case study

A case of primary biliary cirrhosis discovered during routine liver function tests,...

Pancreatic glucagonoma - case study

Pancreatic glucagonoma - case study

A rare case of pancreatic glucagonoma initially presented with symptoms of an intractable...

Facial Raynaud's disease: case study

Facial Raynaud's disease: case study

An unusual presentation of Raynaud's disease.

Upper extremity DVT - case study

Upper extremity DVT - case study

A case of upper limb thrombosis.

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

Case study: Type 1 diabetes in a child

An apparently minor illness had a serious cause.

Case study: Relapsing polychondritis

Case study: Relapsing polychondritis

A presentation of painful ears was found to have a systemic cause.

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

Breathlessness did not indicate a respiratory cause in this case.

Symptom management: Managing chronic pruritus
2

Symptom management: Managing chronic pruritus

Dr Jessica Garner discusses causes and management options for this common symptom.

Case study: Managing PPI-resistant GORD

Case study: Managing PPI-resistant GORD

Combined behaviourial therapy and medication are essential, write Dr Neel Sharma,...

Referral and management of renal colic

Referral and management of renal colic

Clinical assessment will guide the choice from a range of therapeutic options and...

Case study: Recurrent skin infections

Case study: Recurrent skin infections

Dr Rebecca Ratcliffe discusses a patient who presented with boils on her thigh.

Case study: Diagnosis and management of Felty's syndrome

Case study: Diagnosis and management of Felty's syndrome

Dr Louise Newson discusses the treatment of a patient with a rare condition.

Case study: Managing erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp

Case study: Managing erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp

An 85-year-old man who was wheelchair mobile was referred to the two-week wait skin...

Follow Us: