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Gastroenterology

Hereditary Hemochromatosis vs. Wilson Disease

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); General Features Hereditary hemochromatosis: disorder of iron overload Accumulation of iron resulting in toxicity of the liver, pancreas, joints, skin, heart, and endocrine organs Wilson disease (hepatolenticular...

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Clostridium difficile Infection

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Clostridium difficile is a gram-positive anaerobic bacillus which secretes toxins (A and B) that cause diarrhea and pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile is the most common infectious cause of nosocomial diarrhea....

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Barrett Esophagus

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Barrett esophagus is a condition in which intestinal metaplastic columnar epithelium replaces the stratified squamous epithelium that normally lines the distal esophagus. The condition develops as a consequence of...

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Types of Jaundice

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jaundice is a yellow discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes caused by an excess accumulation of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin (a tetrapyrrole) is a product of red blood cell (RBC) breakdown. Jaundice...

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Appendicitis

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Appendicitis is the most common cause of abdominal pain requiring surgical intervention. It is usually caused by an obstruction of the appendiceal lumen due to fecaliths or lymphoid hyperplasia. Patients may...

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Acute Cholangitis

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Acute cholangitis is a bacterial infection of the biliary tract that results from biliary obstruction. The organisms typically ascend from the duodenum. The most common cause is choledocholithiasis,...

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