Author | John Godino, MD

Articles

Man With GI Symptoms and Weight Loss Attributable to Primary Duodenal Adenocarcinoma

December 01, 2006

A 71-year-old man presents with a2-week history of early satiety, decreasedappetite, postprandial nauseaand vomiting, jaundice, dark urine,acholic stools, and generalized pruritus.In addition, he reports a 4.5-kg(10-lb) weight loss within the past2 months.

Woman With Nausea, Emesis, and Abdominal Pain After Splenic Artery Embolization

July 01, 2006

A 68-year-old woman presents with recurrent nausea, vomiting, left upper quadrant pain, decreased appetite, and a 2.3-kg (5-lb) weight loss 1 month after she underwent selective splenic artery embolization for refractory thrombocytopenia secondary to hypersplenism.

Multiple Sclerosis

September 14, 2005

One week after an upper respiratory tract viral infection, a 36-year-old woman began to have progressive paresthesias of the lower extremities and right thorax. She sought medical evaluation 2 weeks later.