What is your call? Persistent epigastric pain in an 80-year-old man

MacFadden, Derek R.; Penner, Todd P.; Gold, Wayne L.
May 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p925
Academic Journal
The article discusses the investigation of an 80-year-old man with persistent epigastric pain and left-sided exertional chest pain. It states that he has a first-degree atrioventricular block with sinus bradycardia as revealed by electrocardiography. It says that abdominal ultrasonography was performed, followed by contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen. It says that the patient was diagnosed with liver abscesses secondary to migration of foreign body.


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