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MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for recurrent diarrhea, abdominal pain

A 57-year-old man is evaluated for recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain over the past 2 months. He was diagnosed with celiac disease 10 years ago when he presented with similar symptoms; at that time, symptoms resolved within 1 month of starting a gluten-free diet, which he has maintained since then. He has unintentionally lost 2 kg (5 lb) in the past 2 months. What condition should he be assessed for?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/06/3.htm
6 Sep 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Difficult and painful swallowing

A 43-year-old man is evaluated for difficulty with swallowing and painful swallowing. The pain began approximately 5 days ago and occurs with both solids and liquids. He has recently diagnosed HIV infection and is receiving antiretroviral therapy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/mksap-quiz-difficult-and-painful-swallowing.htm
1 Sep 2022

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6-food elimination diet may work for more than half of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis

Removing milk, wheat, soy, eggs, tree nuts/peanuts, and fish/shellfish from one's diet and then gradually reintroducing these food categories identified a single food trigger for 69% of participating patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, a retrospective study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/23/5.htm
23 Aug 2022

A new approach to diverticulitis

Evidence is fueling new guidelines suggesting internists treat most cases of uncomplicated diverticulitis in an outpatient setting, without antibiotics.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/a-new-approach-to-diverticulitis.htm
1 Apr 2022

Working to bridge medicine's stubborn gender wage gap

Women now outnumber men in U.S. medical schools, but after training, they can expect to earn significantly less.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/working-to-bridge-medicines-stubborn-gender-wage-gap.htm
1 Sep 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up after upper endoscopy, colonoscopy

A 21-year-old woman is evaluated at follow-up after upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, which were performed because of iron deficiency anemia unresponsive to oral iron therapy. Upper endoscopy revealed fundic gland polyps carpeting the stomach and multiple small adenomatous polyps in the duodenum. Following a colonoscopy, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/06/14/3.htm
14 Jun 2022

Internal medicine: Validating our identity and value

ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/internal-medicine-validating-our-identity-and-value.htm
1 Sep 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 8-week history of postprandial abdominal pain

A 54-year-old man is evaluated for an 8-week history of postprandial, gnawing, epigastric abdominal pain after every meal. Pain begins 30 minutes after eating, persists for 1 hour, and gradually resolves. Following a physical exam and upper endoscopy, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/05/10/3.htm
10 May 2022

Obituaries

Three ACP leaders recently passed away: Norton “Nortie” Greenberger, MD, MACP, former ACP President; Ben D. Hall, MD, MACP, former ASIM President and ACP President Emeritus; and J. Frederick Ralston Jr., MD, MACP, former ACP President.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/05/obituaries.htm
1 May 2020

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