Cholecystitis Case Summary

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The patient is 69-year-old gentleman who presents to the ED complaining of rectal bleeding which has been present for about the past week. He claims past for large amount of bloody stool in the ED. His stool is guaiac is positive. There is no evidence of hemorrhoids. Work up in the ED reveals him as an abdominal CAT scan to have cholelithiasis but no acute cholecystitis. There is a cystic-appearing structure within the proximal pancreatic body and some colonic diverticular disease and he has a large right inguinal hernia with multiple nondilated loops of small bowel, nonobstructive. There is some mild elevation of his troponin therefore he was admitted acutely inpatient. Hemoglobin and hematocrit are stable and remained stable. I discussed
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