Posts Tagged ‘odynophagia’

A Man with Oral Ulcers

Posted by Carla Rothaus • February 27th, 2015

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 25-year-old man presented with oral ulcers and odynophagia. On examination, there were scattered pink papules and plaques on the trunk, thighs, and buttocks and multiple raised, erythematous nodules on both shins. A diagnostic procedure was performed. Behcet’s disease affects young adults, usually starting during the… Read More…

The Search is On

Posted by Sara Fazio • February 8th, 2013

In the latest article in our Clinical Problem-Solving series, an 81-year-old man presented to the emergency department with hematochezia and hematemesis, which began after he was awakened by an urgent need to move his bowels. He did not have abdominal pain, black stools, dysphagia, or odynophagia. An aortoenteric fistula is a communication between the aorta and… Read More…