Saturday, March 22, 2008

Answer: VizD Challenge Week of 3/17/08

Kingellakoko is the winner of this week's VizD!

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Kingellakoko is the winner of $5


A 32-year-old woman presents to your ED 2-days after falling off a bar stool and hitting her head on the floor. She complains of persistent headache.

(click on image to enlarge)


1. What is the diagnosis?
2. Which nerves are injured?

1. Claw Hand and atrophy of the thenar eminences
2. Ulnar and Median nerve injury

VizD is a weekly contest of an interesting or pathognomonic image from emergency medicine. Its goal is to integrate learning into a fun and relaxed environment. All images are original and are posted with the consent of the patient. For more information please refer to the following link.

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