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Infant with history of projectile non-bilous vomiting and a palpable abdominal mass. What are you seeing in the abdomen and what is the most likely diagnosis?
Read more: GI Video Quiz
Read more: Barone Mnemonic: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
No, seriously, use colon. Why? Normal colonic mucosa is columnar, and when constantly irritated by food, will undergo metaplasia. And what will it then turn into? Squamous epithelium, which is exactly what we want there.
Thanks to Dr. Thomas Cacciola from his Indeterminate Causality Blog.
A 2-year-old girl develops painless rectal bleeding. Based on the Technetium-99m (99mTc) pertechnetate scan (shown above) which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A) Crohn's disease
C) Meckel's diverticulum
D) Pseudomembranous enterocolitis
E) Ulcerative colitis
G) Zenker's diverticulum
Read more: Radiology Image Quiz
Here's a nice video covering some of the most important facts about Wilson's disease:
Read more: Wilson's Disease Video
Here's a fun way to remember the key disease association for Mallory bodies using the FX adult animated comedy TV series “Archer”:
Read more: Mallory Body Mnemonic
Here’s a quick and dirty way to differentiate biliary track lesions!:
Read more: Barone Mnemonic: Biliary Pathology
Here's the key important facts to help differentiate these board-tested subjects!
Read more: PBC vs PSC
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