Gastroenterology Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • Diarrhea, PPI Use, and Pain in a Restaurant Worker From Mexico A 32-year-old who emigrated from Mexico and works in a Chinese restaurant has had diarrhea for the past 6 months. He uses a proton pump inhibitor for abdominal symptoms. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Artificial Sweeteners Are you up-to-date on the latest research on artificial sweeteners, including adverse effects of daily consumption and links to cancer? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Hemorrhoids, Urinary and Blood Infections in a Woman With Rigors A 73-year-old woman presents with fever, chills, and night sweats and is found to have a recurrent bloodstream infection. What is the most likely cause?
  • Patient Simulation: A 55-Year-Old Woman With Orthostasis and Worsening Paresthesia A 55-year-old from the UK is lightheaded when she stands up, and she has numbness and tingling in her hands and feet. How would you evaluate and treat this patient?
  • Gastro Case Challenge: A Coffee Drinker With Chronic Diarrhea, Epigastric Pain, and Fever A 60-year-old man presents with severe abdominal pain, fever, and chronic diarrhea. He consumes three to four cups of coffee per day and suggests that the diarrhea may be caffeine-related. What's the diagnosis?
  • Skill Checkup: Woman Gains Weight After Diet and Exercise A 43-year-old woman complains of weight gain after the initial weight loss she achieved with lifestyle modification in the form of diet and exercise. How would you manage this patient?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Weight Loss Diet, physical activity, medications, and bariatric surgery have varying roles in healthy weight loss. Do you know key clinical information and recommendations? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Flatulence Do you know the key clinical facts about flatulence, including conditions and medications known to cause it and best treatment practices? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Vitamin B12 Take this quick quiz on key vitamin B12 concerns, including risk factors for deficiency and other indications, adverse effects, and contraindications associated with supplementation.
  • A Woman With Multiple New Sexual Partners Has Fatigue, Pain A 29-year-old presents with a 2-week history of fatigue, nausea, and muscle aches. She has had intercourse with one new male and one new female partner in the past month. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sinus Conditions Do you know common presenting symptoms, current diagnostic criteria, and causative factors of sinus conditions? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron-Deficiency Anemia Practice Essentials Do you know key clinical information about iron-deficiency anemia, including symptoms to watch for and best practices for diagnosis and management? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Painful Lesions, Open Wounds on 45-Year-Old Woman A 45-year-old presents with lesions on her legs. She injured her right leg on her bicycle months earlier. She has hypertension, type 1 diabetes, and jejunal Crohn's disease. What's the diagnosis here?
  • Colorectal Cancer e-Tumor Boards: Case 3: Defective DNA Mismatch Repair CRC   The Colorectal team discusses a case of a 37-year-old female diagnosed with moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. The team discusses the importance of imaging and treatment strategies.
  • Trivia Quiz: Weird ICD-10 Codes Because ICD codes attempt to be all-inclusive, the results can be bizarre. Can you spot the real ICD-10 codes? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Is Exercise Effective for Constipation? Readers weigh in on Dr Vega's management of a woman with symptoms of IBS-C.
  • Pain, Vomiting in a 48-Year-Old on Levothyroxine, Metformin A 48-year-old has epigastric pain and vomiting. Symptoms started suddenly and are similar to ones experienced 2 months earlier. He takes levothyroxine, metformin, and amlodipine daily. What's wrong?
  • Trivia Quiz: Diseases of World Leaders Do you know what diseases and health issues world leaders endured? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: TV Doctors Sometimes surprisingly on-point but often wildly inaccurate, TV doctors lend the profession glamour. Test your knowledge of TV doctors past and present with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Fissures and Fistulas How much do you know about anal fissures and fistulas? Review clinical information, including key aspects of presentation and management, with this short quiz.