Patients say the darndest things...

Like one of the Queen's royal guards, GPs are often required to keep a straight face when a patient, in all seriousness, blurts out something amusing. As in, you wanted to laugh but it wasn't the right time or place. Sound familiar? Well, good news: this is the right time and place. Dr Pam Rachootin reports

I was reviewing a patient file to summarise her history when I came across a letter written by a vascular surgical registrar.

“She has an obvious anterior fibroid which extends to over the knee and ultrasound