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A DIFFERENT TAKE ON CHOLECYSTITIS: LET’S GO BACK TO THE ANATOMY LAB

Case Presentation: Acute cholecystitis is a very common disease, suspected by the patient’s history and physical examination, confirmed by ultrasonographic imaging, and supported by lab findings suggestive of obstructive jaundice. Our patient had an atypical [...]

By | 2017-04-25T22:59:57+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A DIFFERENT TAKE ON CHOLECYSTITIS: LET’S GO BACK TO THE ANATOMY LAB

A Tale of Twisted Stomach

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 89 year old Caucasian male of normal cognition who presented to us with complains of decreased appetite and poor oral intake secondary to increased epigastric abdominal pain, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Tale of Twisted Stomach

Sevelamer Crystalopathy: An Under-Recognized Cause of Gastrointestinal Disease

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old female with a history of hypertension, mild hypercalcemia, ESRD on hemodialysis, and pulmonary fibrosis status-post right lung transplant 6 years prior presented with acute on chronic diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Sevelamer Crystalopathy: An Under-Recognized Cause of Gastrointestinal Disease

THE GALL OF A VILLAINOUS STONE

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old woman with a history of cholecystectomy and chronic intermittent abdominal pain presented with acute onset of right upper quadrant pain and vomiting. On admission, she was afebrile and nontoxic appearing with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:16+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on THE GALL OF A VILLAINOUS STONE

Treatment Options: A Simple Trigger Point Injection vs. An Ex-Lap/ Appendectomy.

Case Presentation: • A 32-year-old female presented with RLQ abdominal pain on and off for years. The pain was pinpoint, 10/10 in intensity and stabbing in quality. She denied nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, change in bowel [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:41+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Treatment Options: A Simple Trigger Point Injection vs. An Ex-Lap/ Appendectomy.