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Swimming Patient Develops Patches; IM Resident Uses VisualDx Images to Compare & Diagnose

jellyfishsting_42769.jpgRayan, an internal medicine resident at Duke, describes a time he used VisualDx's medical image library to arrive at the correct diagnosis for his patient.

"35 yo F AA with linear erythematous patches on her dorsal forearm. went swimming in wilmington recently. dx; jellyfish bite. VisualDx had similar pictures of jelly bites symptomatic treatment, gave hydrocortisone"

*Jellyfish sting lesion pictured here is not patient in story. View more jellyfish sting pictures in VisualDx.

About VisualDx

VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that has become the standard electronic resource at more than half of U.S. medical schools and more than 1,500 hospitals and institutions nationwide.  VisualDx combines clinical search with the world's best medical image library, plus medical knowledge from experts to help with diagnosis, treatment, self-education, and patient communication. Expanding to provide diagnostic decision support across General Medicine, the new VisualDx brings increased speed and accuracy to the art of diagnosis. Learn more at