International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology – Interactive Case Learning Series

We are pleased to bring you this new online educational series of case-based activities, focusing on health issues related to allergy, rhinology and otolaryngology.

They are completely free to access (registration required).

A new case will be presented each month. The format of each case will be as follows:

  • Read about the case study, beginning with a patient history
  • View an image gallery relating to the case, for further examination
  • What’s your diagnosis? Choose from several options and gain feedback on your choice.
  • What’s your next step? Once the correct diagnosis is selected, select the best possible treatment option and gain further feedback
  • What’s the most appropriate surgical approach? Once the most appropriate treatment is selected, choose from several options and gain feedback
  • Where possible, watch a video of the surgical procedure to gain invaluable insight for providing the best treatment

Please see the course below for an example of the courses you will encounter on the learning site, please click here to register to view and participate in the full course. Registration is free and required to view all available cases.

You will be able to:

  • Register an account and login, for free, so that you can receive invaluable guidance on the latest tests and treatments
  • Save your progress for future reference and learning
  • Send questions to experts for additional, detailed feedback

The courses are brought to you by International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, the official journal of the American Rhinologic Society (ARS) and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOS), which is published by Wiley.

Interactive Case Learning Series Editor: Benjamin S. Bleier, M.D., Harvard Medical School

* Dr. Bleier is a consultant for Olympus, Canon, and Karl Storz and has an equity relationship with Interscope


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Abstract:

A 29-year-old male was referred to the outpatient clinic for persistent headache, nasal blockage, and purulent rhinorrhea for about 6 weeks. Empirical antibiotics for sinusitis had been administered intravenously for about 20 days before transfer with no improvement…

Discussion

Case: June 2020

A 29-year-old male was referred to the outpatient clinic for persistent headache, nasal blockage, and purulent rhinorrhea for about 6 weeks…

Discuss case here.

Case: May 2020

A 54-year-old female presents with 3 years of bilateral nasal congestion. She describes this as trouble breathing through her nose…

Discuss case here.

Case: April 2020

A 52-year-old man initially presented with a several month history of chronic rhinosinusitis that had been refractory to medical therapy, including multiple courses of antibiotics and oral steroids….

Discuss case here.

Case: March 2020

An 80-year-old male presents for evaluation of an 8-year history of intermittent bilateral anterior clear mucous drainage. His symptoms occur sporadically year-round…

Discuss case here.

Case: February 2020

An 80-year-old male presents for evaluation of an 8-year history of intermittent bilateral anterior clear mucous drainage. His symptoms occur sporadically year-round…

Discuss case here.

Case: January 2020

A 54-year-old male with 6 months of right-sided nasal obstruction, cheek pressure, and yellow to green foul-smelling anterior and posterior nasal drainage…

Discuss case here.

Case: December 2019

A 60-year-old male, with no significant prior medical history developed the sudden onset of global amnesia following coitus…

Discuss case here.

 

Case: November 2019

A 44-year-old female presents with complaints of intermittent purulent nasal discharge and a decreased sense of smell over the past 6 months…

Discuss case here.

 

Case: October 2019

A 46-year-old male with 2 weeks of severe left-sided headaches, and left forehead and eye swelling. Pain was continuous and had been slowly worsening…

Discuss case here.

 

Case: September 2019

A 25-year-old woman with an unremarkable medical history presents with 6 months of progressive diplopia and right eye pain…

Discuss case here.

 

Case: August 2019

A 48-year-old female with a history of asthma presents with persistent nasal congestion, hyponasal voice, hyposmia, chronic rhinorrhea, and ear fullness…

Discuss case here.

 

Case: July 2019

A 41-year-old female with a history of acute myeloid leukemia undergoing chemotherapy was hospitalized for neutropenic fever and sepsis…