Head and gut. Wards 101 1.3.2019

At wards 101 we discussed a case of a 45 year old male with history of diabetes, osteomyelitis and non-functioning carcinoid tumor s/p right hemicolectomy (unknown more details) who presented with 1 month of worsening abdominal pain, diarrhea and headaches. . Remember that secretory diarrhea typically do not resolve at night nor do they improve over time, a brief review of chronic diarrhea and causes of secretory diarrhea/carcinoid specifically is below (also available under case conference from 12.17.2018):

Wards101 1.3.2019

 

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