Pearls of Wisdom

Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology
09/15/2022
A California medical malpractice defense attorney is facing backlash for statements he made as he celebrated winning the case for his client, who is a physician. The attorney was representing a...
09/15/2022
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
07/19/2022
Your patient is a 36-year-old woman who was recently diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). At a recent appointment, she asks about lifestyle modifications that could help to lessen the...
07/19/2022
Nutrition
Nutrition
12/14/2021
Your patient is a 27-year-old patient with Celiac disease who gave birth to her first child several months earlier. She asks if she should be worried about her child also developing the disease, and if she...
12/14/2021
wound care
wound care
08/09/2017
Marco is a 32-year-old physician who complains of painful rectal fissure. He has already tried a variety of standard treatments, including Sitz baths, topical steroids, and regulation of stool consistency...
08/09/2017
wound care
wound care
07/26/2017
Marco is a 32-year-old who has complained of anal fissure, confirmed by anoscopy, for over 3 years. He has used stool softeners, emollients, and topical agents (eg, anal steroids and hemorrhoid treatment). ...
07/26/2017
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
03/10/2015
Concerned about his risk for colon cancer, Joseph, a 52-year-old man, consults with you about bright red blood around his rectum. Physical examination is negative except for external hemorrhoids and...
03/10/2015
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
03/06/2014
Arnold, a 67-year-old man, had an ileosteomy performed a little over 2 years ago. He had not encountered any difficulty in management of the ileostomy until today, when it became prolapsed. He has tried...
03/06/2014