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Top AGA Community patient cases


Physicians with difficult patient scenarios regularly bring their questions to the AGA Community ( to seek advice from colleagues about therapy and disease management options, best practices, and diagnoses. In case you missed it, here are the most popular clinical discussions shared in the forum recently:

1. Possible congestive heart failure, tuberculosis ( – Join the GI community in discussing the echocardiogram results of a Holocaust survivor with a history of diabetes, hypothyroidism, benign prostate hyperplasia and hypercholesterolemia, and whose daughter was recently found to be QuantiFERON Gold positive.

2. Recurrent diarrhea in Behcet’s disease patient ( – A 42-year-old patient diagnosed with Behcet’s disease at age 13 presented with recurrent diarrhea; a colonoscopy revealed terminal ileal and cecal ulcerations.

3. Gastroparesis patient unable to take anti-emetics ( – Help your colleague address a tricky patient with prolonged QT and gastroparesis.

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