Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 2013 conference.
What Treatment for Rectal Ulcer in a Young Man?
Constipation-related straining may be the cause of the lesion. How would you proceed?
Domperidone Rx for Gastroparesis: Which Test First?
Domperidone is better tolerated by some patients than metoclopramide. Before a switch, however, this test must be performed.
Lower Quadrant Pain and Emesis in a Young Boy
The 9-year-old was admitted after 1 day of symptoms; he had no fever, diarrhea, constipation, dysuria, or rash. More details here. What's your diagnosis?
A Downside of Eating Out for this Middle-Aged Man
Potential for infection is everywhere for patients with alcoholic cirrhosis.
Trachealization of the Esophagus
Eosinophilic esophagitis is often misdiagnosed as gastroesophageal reflux disease but does not respond to acid suppression therapy. Here, a close-to-textbook case.
Crampy Abdominal Pain: Your Impression?
See if the results of this 62-year-old woman's colonoscopy help you identify the source of her abdominal pain.
Gastric Phytobezoar: A Case Report
A 59-year-old woman with a history of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) was seen in a clinic with complaints of pain in the epigastrium of several days’ duration.
GI Quick Quiz: Test Yourself on Three Topics
Which of the following extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease often parallels disease activity?
Shortness of Breath, Pallor in a 41-Year-Old Man: Next Steps?
These presenting symptoms began after a near syncopal episode. The patient has no significant medical or surgical history. More details, here.
Hard to Digest: A Gastrointestinal Photo Quiz
The types of digestive disorders are many, and the symptoms vary widely. This week's photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your diagnostic acumen.