Gastroenterology

The Clinical Picture

Pancreatitis: The great masquerader?

Pancreatitis, panniculitis, and polyarthritis syndrome mimics rheumatologic disease, often presenting without abdominal pain.

MD IQ

Reviews

Gallstones: Watch and wait, or intervene?

Consider laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis, expectant management for asymptomatic cases.

The Clinical Picture

Drug reaction or metastatic lung cancer?

Imaging shows nodules randomly distributed throughout both lungs, a paradoxical reaction to drug therapy.

IM Board Review

Fever after recent travel

The patient had been taking a TNF-alpha inhibitor and had recently returned from Mexico.

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