Clinical Cases From the David Carr-Locke Endoscopy Clinic

 
 

Clinical Cases From the David Carr-Locke Endoscopy Clinic

  • A Case of Pancreatic Lymphoma A 55-year-old man with a history significant for CAD and obstructive sleep apnea presented to the hospital with a 3-month history of abdominal pain and recent onset of bright red blood per rectum.
  • Refractory Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea The authors report the case of a patient with refractory C difficile-associated disease and offer a brief review of current and emerging therapeutic options in this setting.
  • Enterocolic Fistula Associated With an Intestinal Lymphoma The authors report the case of an elderly patient with failure to thrive and new-onset diarrhea who underwent colonoscopy.
  • The Problem With Gastric Varices A 72-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a syncopal event. Upon regaining consciousness, she described the onset of hematemesis in addition to several episodes of melena.
  • Ewing's Sarcoma Metastasis to the Gastric Wall in a 72-Year-Old The authors have been unable to find any cases of Ewing's sarcoma metastatic to the stomach or the GI tract in the literature, and therefore believe that this represents the first reported case.
  • Gastroduodenal Obstruction From Morgagni Hernia The authors report the case of a 91-year-old white female nursing home resident with chronic intermittent nausea and vomiting who presented to the emergency department.
  • Ileocolonic Intussusception A 51-year-old white woman with no significant past medical history presented to the ED with 2 days of progressive nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, and subsequent right lower quadrant pain.
  • Chronic Diarrhea Due to Metastatic Breast Cancer The authors report the case of a patient with chronic diarrhea due to infiltrative cancer to the colon from the breast.
  • Lipoma Case Report The authors report the case of a patient with massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to an ulcerated gastric lipoma.
  • Life-Threatening Acute Airway Obstruction in Achalasia The authors present the case of an 82-year-old woman without previously diagnosed achalasia who had shortness of breath. Her respiratory status deteriorated rapidly, with development of stridor.
  • Granulomatous Tracheo-Bronchitis Associated With Crohn's Disease The authors report a rare case of diffuse tracheo-bronchitis as a complication of Crohn's disease in a 24-year-old man with a long-standing history of Crohn's enterocolitis.
  • Esophageal Diverticulum as a Cause of Upper GI Bleeding The authors report 2 patients with esophageal diverticular bleeding, 1 treated successfully with endoscopy and the other requiring surgery.
  • Anti-Yo Antibody-Mediated Paraneoplastic Cerebellar Degeneration The patient presented with progressive ataxia and dysarthria, and extensive work-up suggested paraneoplastic neurologic syndrome.
  • Posttransplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder A 53-year-old woman who had undergone a single right lung transplant in 2001 for COPD was admitted 1 year later with fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and watery diarrhea.