86-Year-Old Woman With Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea

Khawaja, Farhan J.; Mahmood, Syed T.; Lee, Mark C.
April 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2007, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p487
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents the case of an 86-year-old woman with abdominal pain and diarrhea in the U.S. The patient was reported to have suffered from lower abdominal pain and diarrhea for 10 months and had watery stools 8 times a day. The patient narrates that the pain was not related to meals, defecation, or any specific trigger. Her physical and laboratory examinations revealed normal results. This article provides a series of questions related to the patient's case.


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