A woman in her 60s presented with acute-onset, diffuse abdominal pain for 24 hours accompanied by nausea and retching and a distended cecum in the upper left quadrant. What is your diagnosis?
A 67-year old man was evaluated for lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding. What is your diagnosis?
A 51-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of progressive abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting 6 weeks after gallbladder removal and 1 month after removal of a lost gallstone. What is your diagnosis?
This study evaluates the association between preoperative use of narcotics and postoperative outcomes in patients with Crohn disease.
A 57-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1 day history of upper abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?
An elderly woman presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset upper abdominal pain and vomiting for 7 days. What is your diagnosis?
An active man in his early 80s presented to the hospital with a 6-month history of cramping epigastric abdominal pain that occurred 30 minutes after eating solid food and was associated with nausea and vomiting. His medical history was significant for atrial fibrillation and a history of an open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. What is your diagnosis?
A man in his 60s presents to the emergency department after collapsing with sudden-onset back and abdominal pain; computed tomography shows a large right hepatic mass with intrahepatic and intraperitoneal hemorrhage. What is your diagnosis?
This study investigates whether a negative computed tomographic finding following blunt trauma is sufficient for ruling out intra-abdominal injury.
We present the case of a 40-year-old man who was admitted to our hospital with acute abdominal pain on the right flank. A similar episode had occurred 1 month before admission that improved spontaneously. What is your diagnosis?
An elderly man presented to the emergency department with a 1-month history of new-onset, persistent lower abdominal and flank pain that was sharp and constant with intermittent radiation to the back and associated anorexia with a 10-kg weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
A 52-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus and cigarette smoking who had a prior laparoscopic cholecystectomy was referred to our institution for severe postprandial epigastric abdominal pain that had been ongoing for several months and unintentional weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
Fonseca et al determine whether MR imaging in pregnant patients with suspected appendicitis improves outcomes, minimizes LOS, and lowers hospital charges. They performed a retrospective review at a university tertiary referral center of pregnant patients seen during an 11-year period and followed up through delivery.