Longitudinal Pain In The Emergency Room

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John is a forty-five year old male who presented in the emergency room experiencing abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant of the ventral cavity. The pain is felt in the umbilical region, right iliac region, and right lumbar region. He is also experiencing pale skin and fatigue. John has a previous history of gastritis(inflammation of the stomach), gastroesophageal reflux disease(stomach acids coming into esophagus), and bradycardia (abnormally slow heart rate). After the laboratory drew blood, the doctor began examining John. Upon his examination, he discovered that John's epidermis was abnormally dry and flaky; this is also known as ichthyosis, proximal to the tibia and fibula. Once the blood work came back, the doctor found the source
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