Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Daniel Anderson

MBBS, ENT Registrar, University of Queensland, Department of Medicine, Brisbane, QLD

Atypical dermatology – are you missing an important diagnosis?

Figure 1. Clinical photograph of right chest wall 2 months after onset of symptoms. Note - this was taken 1 month after presentation to GP and Emergency DepartmentFigure 2. Haematoxylin and eosin...

Bennett fracture dislocation Review and management

Bennett fracture dislocation is an intra-articular fracture of the base of the first metacarpal with resultant dislocation of the first carpometacarpal joint. The fracture is unstable, and with...

Ear wax management

Cerumen impaction (also known as ear wax) is a common presentation to a general practitioner (GP). Ear syringing is often the treatment of choice, and most GPs see a minimum of two patients per...

Macroscopic haematuria A urological approach

There is a range of conditions that can cause both macroscopic and microscopic haematuria. In Australia, microscopic haematuria is defined as >10 red blood cells in high field power on...

Mallet finger Management and patient compliance

Mallet finger is a flexion deformity of the finger resulting from injury to the extensor mechanism at the base of the distal phalanx.

Skier’s thumb

Injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the first metacarpophalangeal joint (MCPJ) is a common injury, especially in skiers. It is often misdiagnosed, which can lead to chronic instability.


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