Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is uncommon but also underdiagnosed: Patients may not seek care for their symptoms, and physicians may not be aware of the condition.
1 Sep 2023
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A 70-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-month history of bloating and nonbloody diarrhea. Diarrhea occurs three times daily. Following a physical exam, lab tests, colonoscopy, and abdominal CT, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Jun 2023
The diagnostic approach to celiac disease in adults using serological and histologic data remains unchanged from the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 2013 clinical guidelines.
17 Jan 2023
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disorder, but physicians' understanding of its pathophysiology and treatment has greatly progressed over the years.
1 Jan 2023
A 33-year-old woman is evaluated during her annual follow-up visit. She has a 2-year history of left-sided ulcerative colitis. All immunizations are up to date, and depression and anxiety screening results are negative. What is the most appropriate health maintenance screening test to perform?
7 Mar 2023
Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
1 Feb 2023
A 27-year-old man is evaluated for a pruritic rash on his elbows and knees of 3 years' duration. Celiac disease was diagnosed 7 months ago. He started a gluten-free diet, and the diarrhea resolved but the rash has persisted. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate management?
1 Jul 2023
This week's quiz asks readers to choose the most appropriate management of a 55-year-old man who was hospitalized two months ago for severe acute pancreatitis and had hypodense pancreatic lesions two weeks ago on contrast-enhanced pancreas-protocol CT.
29 Nov 2022
An expert discusses causes and effects of health disparities as well as ways to incorporate health equity into the practice of medicine.
1 Jul 2023