Acute aortic dissection mimicking a gastric ulcer: Medico ‐legal implications

The diagnosis of aortic dissection is often difficult because the symptoms are usually non ‐specific. AD should be considered in the differential diagnosis of all cases of idiopathic retrosternal pain. Misdiagnosis of AD is a common cause of legal suits in medical practice. Prevention requires a complete and thorough evaluation. AbstractThe diagnosis of aortic dissection is often difficult because the symptoms are usually non ‐specific. AD should be considered in the differential diagnosis of all cases of idiopathic retrosternal pain. Misdiagnosis of AD is a common cause of legal suits in medical practice. Prevention requires a complete and thorough evaluation.
Source: Clinical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 5 August 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Hiroki Inoue, Motonobu Achiwa, Takashi Takemoto, Kenichi KuritaAbstractGiant cell arteritis, which most frequently occurs in individuals over 50 years of age, is a vasculitis of unknown etiology characterized by inflammation of the carotid arteries and their branches, particularly the temporal arteries. An 85-year-old woman visited our department with chief complaints of pain in the right temporomandibular joint and trismus. She had a history of gastric ulcer, but no notable family history. T...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: An Acad Bras Cienc - Category: Science Authors: Tags: An Acad Bras Cienc Source Type: research
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Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: At the focal point Source Type: research
(Natural News) Rediscover the benefits of taking cod liver oil as a health supplement. This highly beneficial fish oil can alleviate the symptoms of gastric ulcers, support eye health, relieve pain from arthritis, strengthen the bones, and improve anxiety or depression. Health care providers will almost always include fish oil in their recommended list of health...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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Source: Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
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Source: Korean J Gastroenter... - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Korean J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
A 75-year-old Ethiopian-born woman (emigrated aged 48 years) was admitted with acute recurrent vomiting and mild abdominal pain. She had long-standing orally treated diabetes, hypertension and glaucoma. Examination, ECG, chest and abdominal X-rays were unremarkable save for tachycardia 130/min. Hb was 10.2 g/dl, blood urea nitrogen (BUN) 18 mg/dl, creatinine 1.6 mg/dl (previously 1.0), C-reactive protein (CRP) 30.4 mg/dl, normal amylase and liver enzymes. Her ‘gastroenteritis’ improved with fluids and she was quickly discharged, only to be readmitted within 6 days with anorexia and diffuse abdominal pain. Exami...
Source: QJM - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Yakugaku Zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Yakugaku Zasshi Source Type: research
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