Last updated on:September 6th, 2022
You’re looking at an interactive case study from Prognosis: Your Diagnosis (one of four distinct learning formats available in Clinical Odyssey). Try it out, and have fun improving your clinical skills.
A 45-year-old man presents with severe pain, redness, and swelling of his right big toe. This woke him up from sleep, around an hour ago. There is no history of trauma. His medical history is unremarkable. He is not on any medications, including over-the-counter drugs or supplements. He smokes 1 to 2 cigarettes each day and consumes an average of 12 units of alcohol each week.