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MKSAP Quiz: 5-month history of bloating, diarrhea

A 70-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-month history of bloating and nonbloody diarrhea. Diarrhea occurs three times daily. Following a physical exam, lab tests, colonoscopy, and abdominal CT, what is the most appropriate management?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/06/13/3.htm
13 Jun 2023

Expressive writing could help erase irritable bowel syndrome

A pilot study may have found a new use for an established treatment. Expressive writing, used for other illnesses with a known psychological component, is now being studied to control the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2010/10/expressive.htm
1 Oct 2010

More tools available for treating IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disorder, but physicians' understanding of its pathophysiology and treatment has greatly progressed over the years.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/01/more-tools-available-for-treating-ibs.htm
1 Jan 2023

Response to linaclotide for IBS constipation can still appear after four weeks

An industry-funded analysis of four randomized trials of linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation found that improvement in abdominal and bowel symptoms occurred after four weeks of treatment in 1 in 6 and 1 in 10 patients, respectively.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/22/4.htm
22 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for recurrent diarrhea, abdominal pain

A 57-year-old man is evaluated for recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain over the past 2 months. He was diagnosed with celiac disease 10 years ago when he presented with similar symptoms; at that time, symptoms resolved within 1 month of starting a gluten-free diet, which he has maintained since then. He has unintentionally lost 2 kg (5 lb) in the past 2 months. What condition should he be assessed for?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/06/3.htm
6 Sep 2022

New guidance, treatments for IBS

This month's issue addresses irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bereavement among patients, and transgender care.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/01/new-guidance-treatments-for-ibs.htm
1 Jan 2023

Don't miss these rare GI diseases

An expert offers evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating five rare disorders of the GI system at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/07/dont-miss-these-rare-gi-diseases.htm
1 Jul 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of fatigue

A 36-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of fatigue that worsens after activity and does not improve with rest. She also notes intermittent diffuse myalgia and arthralgia, constipation, dizziness, headaches, urinary urgency, memory problems, and paresthesias. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/04/23/3.htm
23 Apr 2019

Improving celiac disease diagnosis

Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/02/improving-celiac-disease-diagnosis.htm
1 Feb 2023

Guideline offers recommendations on treatment of psoriatic arthritis

Most of the recommendations are conditional, meaning that although they apply to many patients, some patients will do better with other treatments due to comorbid conditions or values and preferences, the guideline authors wrote.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2018/12/11/2.htm
11 Dec 2018

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