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‘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+00:00 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

THE WAY TO THE HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH: A RARE COMPLICATION OF LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND SURGERY

Case Presentation: A 55-year-old obese female presented with daily high fevers, chills, night sweats, malaise, decreased appetite, and nausea for two weeks. Her past medical history is significant for laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE WAY TO THE HEART IS THROUGH THE STOMACH: A RARE COMPLICATION OF LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND SURGERY