Gastroenterology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Liver Disease Are you familiar with key aspects of common noncancerous causes of liver disease, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Worsening Abdominal Pain and Bloating in a 30-Year-Old Woman A 30-year-old woman presents with recurrent abdominal pain and loose stools. Acute worsening occurs immediately before defecation, with improvement after defecation. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Clostridium difficile Clostridium difficile is responsible for antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis. Do you know key aspects and best practices from the latest guidelines? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • A 38-Year-Old Woman With Debilitating Premenstrual Pain A woman presents with a 2-year history of an abdominal wall mass that has recently enlarged in size, with associated soreness and pain, and a 3-year history of menstrual issues. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Modifiable Cancer Risk Factors Do you know best practices to help patients potentially reduce their risk of developing cancer? Test yourself on your knowledge of modifiable cancer risk factors with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bleeding Disorders Given the potentially serious health implications related to bleeding disorders, knowledge of best practices is important. Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: hATTR Treatment How much do you know about the treatment of hATTR? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Do you know the key aspects of diagnosing, staging, and treating metastatic colorectal cancer? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Embarrassing Medical Conditions Patients often have medical concerns they find embarrassing. Although many are benign, some may signal a significant problem. Are you prepared to help patients with issues they struggle to describe?
  • Skill Checkup: Rubber-Band Ligation of Hemorrhoids   Rubber-band ligation of hemorrhoids is a common outpatient treatment. Review proper technique, including a video, and take a short self-assessment question.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Drug Side Effects All drugs are associated with adverse effects. However, some are serious and may not be familiar. Test yourself on key adverse drug effects you should know with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Clinicians need a clear understanding of causative agents associated with tardive dyskinesia and optimal treatment strategies. How much do you know about TD? Check your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • A 65-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain: USMLE Question A 65-year-old man presents with abdominal and bone pain, as well as altered mental status. Are you able to make the right diagnosis?
  • Acute Liver Failure in a 64-Year-Old Man A 64-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, alcohol abuse, and depression presents with acute hepatic failure. Can you identify the correct cause?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms The symptoms of metastatic breast cancer vary, depending on location. Are you able to correctly identify the associated signs and symptoms? Make sure you're prepared by taking this short quiz.
  • A Boy With Frequent Diarrhea: IBS or IBD? Does this 10-year-old boy have inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, or possibly both?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Appendicitis Diagnosis and Treatment Appendicitis is one of the more common surgical emergencies. Are you familiar with the latest best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hemorrhoid Diagnosis and Treatment Although hemorrhoids are common, many patients are too embarrassed to seek treatment. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and management? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Nutritional Deficiencies As many as one third of certain US population groups have nutritional deficiencies, and malnutrition remains a significant worldwide concern. Test yourself on common deficiencies with this short quiz.
  • A 21-Year-Old Man With Epigastric Pain After a Wild Party A 21-year-old man presents to the ED with a 10-hour history of constant epigastric pain radiating to the chest. X-rays reveal a radio-opaque shadow in the central lower chest. What is the diagnosis?