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A Rare Cause Of Splenic Rupture

Hx: A male in his 30s presents with abdominal pain and vomiting. He relates that he was recently hospitalized for 4 days for alcoholic pancreatitis, at an outside institution. He was feeling better when he was discharged but the pain recurred 2 days ago and has been increasing steadily. He states it is now more severe than when he was

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Abdominal Pain Post MVC

Hx: A 56 yo female presents by EMS after a motor vehicle collision. She was a restrained driver in a head-on collision with another vehicle. Her airbags deployed. She denies losing consciousness. EMS noted the patient was hypotensive on scene with a systolic blood pressure in the low 90’s. They also noted bilateral ankle deformities, one of which they splinted because

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