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A 41-year-old man, was admitted in the emergency epartment due to repeated lower abdominal pain, constiation and hematochezia with one month of evolution. His ast medical history was irrelevant. The physical examinaion and laboratory data were normal. The patient denied norexia, weight loss and fever. A colonoscopy revealed an xtensive mass with a regular(More)
Intrahepatic lithiasis is a rare condition in Western countries, and the majority of reported cases to date have been associated with extrahepatic biliary tract gallstones and hereditary cystic disorders, such as Caroli disease. The usual clinical presentation consists of repeated episodes of cholangitis, which can be complicated by liver abscess and(More)
Actinomycosis is a rare disorder caused by an anaerobic gram-positive bacillus (Actinomyces), predominantly by the Actinomyces israelii species. Only 20% of cases show an abdominal manifestation, the appendix and ileocecal valve being the most frequent locations. Definitive diagnosis is based on microbiological cultures, microscopy or macroscopy(More)
Figure 1 Upper endoscopy revealed a yellowish, soft consist o A 56 years-old male was admitted to the emergency department with retrosternal pain and progressive dysphagia starting one week before. He had total dysphagia in the last 12 h. Patient denied weight loss, heartburn or other symptoms, as well as a relevant medical history. Results of physical(More)
A 41-year-old man, was admitted in the emergency department due to repeated lower abdominal pain, constipation and hematochezia with one month of evolution. His past medical history was irrelevant. The physical examination and laboratory data were normal. The patient denied anorexia, weight loss and fever. A colonoscopy revealed an extensive mass with a(More)
A 52-year-old patient with chronic pancreatitis was admitted for drainage of two symptomatic pancreatic pseudocysts. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) showed pseudocysts in the pancreatic body and head of 50×40mm and 30×20mm in size, respectively. We first performed transgastric drainage of the pancreatic body pseudocyst, using a lumen-apposing stent. In the(More)