What do the symptoms and ultrasound image associated with the patient's pain suggest? Would you discharge her to home?
A 35-year-old sexually active, single woman presents to the emergency department (ED) with 18 hours of constant right upper quadrant (RUQ) abdominal pain associated with non-bloody but bilious vomiting and chills.
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"Keep calm and carry on" suggests a thoughtful gastroenterologist whose patients continue to ask for reassurance.
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Patient was hemoccult positive with anemia but colonoscopy and EGD were negative. What test would you order next?
A 26-year-old woman with a long history of type I diabetes mellitus (DM) presents to the emergency department (ED) with 6 days of severe nausea and anorexia.
The 26-year-old patient has a history of type 1 diabetes; no other prior medical or surgical history. Antiemetics have failed. Can you Dx?
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The authors present a case of AL amyloidosis with rare GI involvement and an equally rare presenting symptom.