Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Medical Challenge - What's the Diagnosis?
Here we go with this weeks medical mystery from the New England Journal of Medicine. I got it right! The patient is a smoker and his fingers turn whitish every time he is exposed to cold. What is the diagnosis that caused this severe lesion?
(click on the image for a better view)
1. Thromboangitis obliterans
2. Marantic endocarditis
3. Kawasaki disease
4. Brachial entrapment syndrome
5. Takayasu's arteritis
Take your best guess. The answer will be posted tomorrow!
Posted by Toni Brayer, MD at 9:40 PM