Last Week's Answer

Congratulations to Lisa F. for getting the correct answer on last week’s question.

Correct Answer: The patient’s history and clinical image of a swollen ear were consistent with relapsing polychondritis. While elevated CRP and ESR are suggestive of the disease, it is a clinical diagnosis and thus no labs are needed if clinical suspicion is high enough


This Week's Question

Correct answer (first after 4 PM on Friday) gets $5 to Starbucks!


What disease is also known at the “Celtic disease” due to its increased incidence in Northern European ancestry? What is the gene mutation associated with the disease?

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