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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Atypical nevus

Asymptomatic lesion on back; impaired fertility in overweight or obese men; herpes zoster complications . . . Can you answer the 5 questions in this quiz?

HSV esophagitis

A 28-year-old man reports pain on swallowing of a week's duration. He is otherwise in good health. Upper endoscopy and tissue biopsy reveal the cause. What do you see?

The most frequently encountered cause of infection of the esophagus is Candida. Among viral causes HSV is the most common, followed by CMV.

A new tender lesion in a man with T2 diabetes; hypertension and gout; TMJ osteochondroma . . . your answers to questions on these and other maladies?

Many caveats govern the management of hepatitis B during pregnancy. Do you know which antiviral drugs are classified as pregnancy category B?

No gallstones were found on RUQ ultrasound in this 45-year-old patient, but a polyp was seen. How would you proceed?

Some patients with upper GI bleeding can be sent home after endoscopy; others require extended treatment and inpatient observation.

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