Gastroenterology Cases

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago

Liver and Biliary Tree

Hepatitis C and Alcohol Abuse - What is the Treatment Plan?

Obstructive Jaundice and Drug-induced Hepatitis

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) in Obese Female with Elevated Liver Function Tests

A "Green" Patient Treated with Valproate Develops Toxic Hepatitis

Right upper quadrant (RUQ) pain due to cholangitis

Elevated bilirubin with no apparent cause: Gilbert’s syndrome?

Bilirubin 17 - what is the cause?

Hepatic Hydrothorax – An Uncommon Complication Of Cirrhosis

Bloody Ascites and Gas Under the Diaphragm

Liver Abscess Which Presented as Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO

Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease (APKD) with Cysts in Kidneys and Liver


A Patient With Pancreatic Cancer Presents With A 30-Pound Weight Loss Over 3 Months

Young man with Chronic Pancreatitis in 15 of his Relatives - Hereditary Pancreatitis?

Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding

Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding Due to Gastric Ulcer

Demented patient with melena for 2 days - Where is the source? AVM?

Lower GI bleeding on warfarin (Coumadin)

Diverticulosis - a typical case with colonoscopy procedure info

Diverticulosis and Large Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm (AAA)

Constipation, Iron Deficiency Anemia and Positive Fecal Occult Blood. Is it Colon Cancer? Not So Fast

Fatigue for One Month due to Severe Anemia. What is the Cause?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Young patient with ulcerative colitis (UC) of the Rectosigmoid Area: A Typical Case

Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea for 2 months: Is it IBD?

Other conditions

Small bowel obstruction and gas in the portal system

Pneumoperitoneum Due to Sexual Acivity

Botulinum Toxin Injections for Treatment of Diabetic Gastroparesis

Abdominal Pain and Constipation in diabetic patient due to dysmotility syndrome

Constipation as a Chief Complaint of Uncontrolled Hypothyroidism

Foreign body ingestion: " I swallowed a pen"

A Toddler Swallows a 40-cm Piece of Dental Floss

Images in Clinical Medicine

Related reading

The DAVE Project - Gastroenterology is a collection of teaching tools with a focus on GI endoscopic video clips from MGH Harvard.

Abnormal liver function due to genetic haemochromatosis - BMJ onExamination Quiz, 2011.

Celiac Disease. JAMA Patient Page, 2009.

Published: 02/01/2005
Updated: 04/12/2012

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