A memorable case: A not so common caseBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7095.0j (Published 07 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:j
- Anthony Ferris, retired general practitioner, Chard, Somerset
During my clinical training at medical school one of the aphorisms most frequently quoted by teachers was “never forget, common things are commonest.” This was sound advice, for a teaching hospital specialises in uncommon conditions.
Eventually, I became an assistant to a singlehanded rural general practitioner. …