Appendicitis

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A Super-Antigen-Mediated Mimic of Acute Appendicitis

Case Presentation: A 23 year-old man with schizophrenia presented to the emergency department complaining of nausea, vomiting, headache, and subjective fever, followed by acute onset of right lower quadrant abdominal pain. His medications included chlorpromazine [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:10:00+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts, Finalist|Comments Off on A Super-Antigen-Mediated Mimic of Acute Appendicitis

APPENDICITIS & ULCERATIVE COLITIS: CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OR APPENDECTOMY?

Case Presentation: A 41-year-old male with past medical history of ulcerative colitis (UC) currently on vedolizumab infusions every 8 weeks presented to the hospital with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. The patient endorsed nausea, vomiting, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on APPENDICITIS & ULCERATIVE COLITIS: CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OR APPENDECTOMY?