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Radiology case of the month. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea in a patient with hepatitis C and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Diffuse, severe gastric-wall thickening, consistent with edema.
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PMID:  23362596     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The patient is a 42-year-old male with a past medical history of HIV/AIDS (his most recent CD4 count, four months before admission, was 19) and hepatitis C who presented to the Emergency Department complaining of one week of persistent nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. His admit labs were as follows: hemoglobin of 11.8, hematocrit of 35, total protein of 6.0, albumin of 1.6, total bilirubin of 2.3, aspartate aminotransferase (AST) of 141, alkaline phosphatase (ALP) of 146, and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) of 31. Computed tomography (CT) images of the abdomen and pelvis with contrast were obtained (Figures 1 - 4).
Authors:
Christian Mabry; John Hutchings; Charles Sanders; Harold Neitzschman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society     Volume:  164     ISSN:  0024-6921     ISO Abbreviation:  J La State Med Soc     Publication Date:    2012 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505618     Medline TA:  J La State Med Soc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  290-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA.
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