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Irish doctor with too many thoughts, too little time and a blog that's supposed to check in on reality.

Friday, March 31, 2006

You Hungary? Hungry?

This week's New England Journal of Medicine has a fantastic video clip that you should not look at if you're hungry.
The case is of a 55 year old man who presented with intermittent, crampy pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. The pain had started two days after his return from a two-week trip to Hungary

He had a colonoscopy done.

Have a look at the video clip - it's the most interesting colonoscopy I've ever seen - there's a load of Enterobius Vermicularis in the cecum. (I'm not telling you what they are - have a look - bewarned it is kinda gross)

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