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St. Joe's Case Summary

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The patient is an 88-year-old gentleman who is brought to St. Joe's ER complaining of inability to walk. The patient 6 days ago began to having trouble walking with his walker. He reported left arm pain which radiated up his left arm. The patient had pain in the left foot. The patient was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Wayne. In the ER he was diagnosed with gout and begun on Colchicine. Since that time he has shown no improvement. He has become essentially chair-bound and unable to walk so he is brought to St. Joe's ER. His medical history is significant for atrial fibrillation, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease and the patient also has a colostomy bag he had a procedure done and they were unable to connect is
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