Emergency medicine

A doctor with a pain in the leg

Gordian Fulde



Emergencies can spring up at any time and in many incarnations. Are you adequately equipped to deal with them? Each month we present a case study in emergency medicine based on real cases and events. Would you have been able to help this patient?

Article Extract

One evening, a close colleague walks up the few stairs to his front door after a very ordinary day. He notices slight muscular pain at the top of his right thigh near the femoral canal.