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Abstract Number: 1088

HELMINTHIC CHOLANGITIS WITHOUT OBVIOUS SOURCE OF TRANSMISSION

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old woman with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with progressive right upper quadrant (RUQ) abdominal pain of 1 month’s duration. The pain was sharp, intermittent without radiation, and not exacerbated with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:12-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HELMINTHIC CHOLANGITIS WITHOUT OBVIOUS SOURCE OF TRANSMISSION

Abstract Number: 824

‘THOSE WORMS DID NOT WANT TO BE EXTRACTED’: A CASE OF ASCARIS LUMBRICOIDES BILIARY OBSTRUCTION AND CHOLANGITIS

Case Presentation: A 24 year old, Chuukese-speaking woman visiting the United States from Micronesia, with no known past medical history, presented with complaint of 24 hours of acute epigastric pain. Patient was on no medications. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:03-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘THOSE WORMS DID NOT WANT TO BE EXTRACTED’: A CASE OF ASCARIS LUMBRICOIDES BILIARY OBSTRUCTION AND CHOLANGITIS