Philip Coff

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Stool osmolality and electrolyte measurements were obtained from 12 patients with diarrheal disorders. Osmolality of diarrheal stool (285 to 330 mosmol) regardless of the cause is less than the reported osmolality of normal stool. Storage of stool at room temperature can artifactually increase stool osmolality as the result of bacterial metabolism. When(More)
Hemorrhoidal bleeding is common during pregnancy. Other preexisting anorectal conditions can also be exacerbated by the increased vascular volume and pelvic congestion. We present the case of a young woman who developed life-threatening rectal bleeding requiring early delivery. Through use of endorectal endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), the condition was(More)
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