EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT..... An unusual case of terminal ileal stricture
- Infant colic. Barry, Chris // Pulse;12/7/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 40, p26
The article presents questions and answers on infant colic including its prevalence and prognosis, diagnosis, and medical treatment.
- 75-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain and Weight Loss. Leise, Michael D.; Jacobson, Kurt M.; Chari, Suresh T. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2008, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p1161
The article presents a case of a 75-year-old man with abdominal pain and weight loss. His abdominal examination reveals a mild midepigastric tenderness without rebound, guarding or hepatosplenomegaly and a negative Murphy sign. It was found that the results of his complete blood cell count and...
- Malignant mimicry--a 17-year-old with abdominal pain and weight loss. Mankodi, Sheena; Planche, Katie; Watkins, Jennifer; Murray, Charles // Gut;Jul2013, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p995
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of a 17-year-old Afro-Caribbean woman suffering from abdominal pain and weight loss is presented.
- EDITOR'S QUIZ:GI SNAPSHOT: An unusual case of abdominal pain. Yazaki, N.; Shiiba, K.; Ishii, S.; Mizoi, T.; Miura, K.; Oyama, A.; Tanaka, N.; Murata, Y.; Sasaki, I. // Gut;Aug2004, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p1150
This article presents a quiz related to the clinical study of an unusual case of abdominal pain. In the present case, in March 2003, the patient exhibited severe right lower abdominal pain. This 71 year old man was also suffering with severe diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure and had...
- Your questions answered. Gardner, Alan // Talkback Magazine;Autumn2008, p48
The article presents questions and answers related to abdomen pain including will a disc replacement help the patient and are there any other therapies or courses of action for those suffering from severe abdominal pain.
- Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver: a case report and review of the literature. // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
The article presents a case study of a 55-year-old Caucasian man who was diagnosed with a primary liver tumor, having a one-month history of abdominal pain and weight loss. Alpha-fetoprotein levels ranged within normal limits during his examination. An inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver was...
- SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: Unexplained weight loss and a palpable abdominal mass in a middle aged woman. Hawkes, N. D.; Thomas, G. A. O. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;May2001, Vol. 77 Issue 907, p341
A 52 year old woman presented to the gastroenterology department with a six month history of unexplained weight loss of 2 stone. She had experienced intermittent abdominal cramp-like pains but was otherwise well. In particular, there had been no alteration to her bowel habit and no rectal...
- Diagnostic Difficulties Associated with Peritoneal Tuberculosis. Samples, Jennifer; Meyers, Michael O. // American Surgeon;Aug2012, Vol. 78 Issue 8, pE381
The article describes the case of a 50-year-old male who developed isolated peritoneal tuberculosis. The patient complained of abdominal distension and pain over several weeks time associated with a 5-pound weight loss and early satiety. Diagnosis of isolated peritoneal tuberculosis is...
- Recurrent abdominal pain in childhood. Fang Kuan Chiou; Choon How How; Ong, Christina // Singapore Medical Journal;2013 Apr, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p195
Recurrent abdominal pain in childhood is common, and continues to be a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. It is usually attributed to a functional gastrointestinal disorder rather than an organic disease. In most cases, a comprehensive history and physical examination should enable one to...