TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOTS: A challenging presentation of left upper quadrant pain

AUTHOR(S)
Spiller, Robin; Taghizodeh, R.; Chew, B. K.; Mitchell, K. G.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Sep2005, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p1278
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a quiz related to the diagnosis and management of quadrant pain in body. It describes that case of a 21 year old female complaining left upper quadrant and loin pain with radiation to the shoulder tip, nausea, and vomiting. She had severe tenderness and guarding in the left upper quadrant and loin, in addition to left sided basal crepitations. Chest x ray revealed left basal consolidation. Abdominal ultrasound scan showed a left sided subdiaphragmatic collection associated with other abnormalities which were investigated further by subsequent computed tomography scan.
ACCESSION #
18143422

 

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