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Spot the Diagnosis! The Case of the Dutch Painter

In Arts PRN, Medical Concepts by Leah Zhao3 Comments

In 1665, Rembrandt painted an honest portrait of his younger colleague Gerard de Lairesse, unknowingly immortalizing this painter’s unique physical appearance for contemporary speculation. Like Rembrandt, de Lairesse was a celebrated Dutch artist who was widely influential in his time for his French-style paintings. Today, many believe that he shows facial manifestations of this infectious disease. Do you know what disease he may have had? While you’re giving it some thought, please consider taking …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The Case of Mona Lisa

In All Posts, Arts PRN by Tetyana Maniuk1 Comment

This is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Various medical diagnoses float around regarding the subject of this painting; was she missing her teeth and that is what caused her tight lipped smile? Or was it a result of facial paralysis? However, there may be physical signs of one intriguing diagnosis. Can you spot it? While you’re giving it some thought, please consider taking 5 minutes to give us feedback …

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Arts PRN Gallery Recap: Moments

In All Posts, Arts PRN by Tetyana ManiukLeave a Comment

We are thrilled to announce the wrap up of our first gallery: Moments. We have included a recap of each submission below, along with a brief accompanying commentary. Click on each image to find out more about the art and author. Nikki         Our most diverse artist for this gallery, Nikki shared with us her personal struggles in health and medicine through paintings, performance art and poems. She inquired us to …

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Hidden stories: What is happening to this man?

In Arts PRN by Tetyana Maniuk1 Comment

“Hidden stories” is a new series for Arts PRN challenging your observation skills. How many details can you notice? Can you weave together a story from this one still image? Don’t forget to check out more series featured on Arts PRN here.  A big thank you to Dr. David Cisewski (@dhcisewski), an EM resident at Mount Sinai, for suggesting this painting for Arts PRN! What is the focus of this painting? How do …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The case of the Woman and the Flask

In Arts PRN, Featured, Medical Concepts by Leah Zhao1 Comment

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out on Jeopardy)! …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The case of the Man with the Red Hat

In Arts PRN by Chitbhanu Singh2 Comments

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out on Jeopardy)! …