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Paediatric Seizures and The Race Against Time
A toddler’s parents noticed him having muscle twitches before falling asleep and when waking up. They’re told nothing is wrong. This episode of DDx reminds us that sometimes when you hear hoofbeats, it really is a zebra.
Diagnosing a Complex and Mysterious Form of Paediatric Epilepsy
A child was referred to a specialist on the suspicion he has pediatric epilepsy, a complicated and fickle condition. In this episode of DDx, we explore a case with several peculiar symptoms and diagnostic test results that baffled doctors. The answer may lie in genetic testing.
Mapping a Complicated Genetic History of Epilepsy
A 5-month-old was brought to the emergency department with staring episodes. In this episode of DDx, we’re reminded that even when initial tests come back normal, keep thinking about the patient in front of you and probe parents for any new signs.
The Many Questions and Few Answers of a Rare Disease Diagnosis
A toddler has episodes where his face changes, his arms shoot up, and he collapses. On this episode of the podcast, we address when rare disease diagnoses offer more questions than answers, and treatment options don’t lead to a cure.
Classic Symptoms of Rare Diseases and Avoiding Diagnostic Odysseys
Rare diseases are … rare … which makes even textbook cases difficult to diagnose. In this episode, we’ll talk about the patterns and characterizations of a rare disease and how we can avoid diagnostic odysseys.
DDx Returns for Season Five
Rare diseases are … rare … which makes even textbook cases difficult to diagnose. In this season, we’ll talk about the patterns and characterizations of a rare paediatric disorders.
As a non-medical person, I enjoy the stories.
The cases described in each episode are so interesting and really highlight the importance of considering possibilities beyond the obvious diagnosis.
Really interesting and well done (from a non-medical person).