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Case of the Month – October 2021

A 74 yo male presented with right lower quadrant tenderness.  He denied nausea, vomiting, fevers, and abnormal bowel movements.  CT scan revealed a 6 cm mass centered in the right colon.  Colonoscopy was unremarkable, and the patient underwent surgical resection.

Case of the Month September 2021

A 33-year-old female with history of gastroesophageal reflux disease and H. pylori gastritis presented with epigastric pain and dysphagia. Endoscopic ultrasound demonstrated a 2.5 cm mass located on the lesser curvature and originating from within the muscularis propria. GIPS-COM-Sept-2021

Case of the Month August 2021

A 19-year-old woman presented to her gastroenterologist with a chief complaint of chronic abdominal pain. Her past medical history included allergic rhinitis, anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease, iron deficiency anemia, migraines, and an eating disorder. Her medications included amitriptyline, gabapentin, acetaminophen,

Case of the Month June 2021

A 77-year-old man taking the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) pantoprazole for several years to treat gastroesophageal reflux underwent an upper endoscopy during which a polyp in the gastric body was identified. June 2021_Case of the month_GIPS-edited

GIPS Journal Watch March – April 2021

GIPS JW March-April 2021 – Final

Case of the Month: May 2021

61 year old female presents to GI clinic with history of non-bloody, watery diarrhea that waxed and waned for years, but was more consistent in the past 4 months. May_2021_GIPS COM

Case of the Month: April 2021

A 71-year-old female presented with dysphagia, intermittent left upper abdominal pain, and unintentional weight loss of approximately 7 lbs. over 4 months. (pdf link below) Case An abdominal CT scan with contrast demonstrated an 8.5 x 6.0 x 5.5 cm

Case of the Month: March 2021

A 58-year-old white male presented with a 2-month history of persistent abdominal pain and 30 pounds weight loss in 3 months.

Case of the Month: February 2021

A 32-year-old woman presented with severe fatigue, right upper quadrant abdominal pain, and blood in her stool.

Case of the Month: January 2021

A 66-year-old male presented for screening colonoscopy

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