Stiff

Musculoskeletal System


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 35 year old woman presents with intermittent back pain and stiffness for 10 years, which have progressed over time and are now debilitating, preventing her from conducting her daily household activities.\n\nThese symptoms are worst in the morning; they initially resolved over a few hours, but have become persistent now.\n\nDue to financial reasons, she has never sought medical advice, preferring to medicate herself with over-the-counter analgesics.\n\nHer medical history is otherwise unremarkable. There is no history of trauma.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-179_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. Rheumatoid Factor
2. ESR and CRP

Want to continue playing?

Open your Clinical Odyssey account today.


Enjoy unlimited access to 600+ simulations.
Safely improve your skills, anytime and anywhere.
Get answers to your follow-up questions from practicing physicians.