Approximately 1 year after beginning treatment with omalizumab, a 68-year-old man who had received a diagnosis of idiopathic urticaria and angioedema developed pain and swelling in the small joints of his hands and wrists.
A 33-year-old man presented with bilateral flank pain associated with nausea and vomiting 10 days after having undergone an uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy. He denied having had fever, chills, hematuria, or dysuria.
Acute pancreatitis is a frequent occurrence in hospital practice. Presenting with epigastric pain, it is diagnosed as fulfilling 2 of 3 criteria, including laboratory, clinical, and radiologic findings.
An otherwise healthy 5-year-old boy presented to the pediatric rheumatology clinic for evaluation of a limp of 1 year’s duration. The patient also experienced intermittent right foot and ankle pain and transient morning stiffness lasting 60 minutes.
A 60-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, mild rectal bleeding, tenesmus, and frequent liquid mucous stools for 18 days, reporting “loose stools” in the morning and several “explosive, watery stools” in the afternoon.
A 68-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and weight loss. She had a history of hydronephrosis and had recently undergone ureteral stent placement with biopsy of an irregular base and posterior portion of the bladder.
A 14-year-old girl of Turkish origin came to the clinic with concern for recurrent significant left knee, abdominal, and chest pain, along with fever lasting for approximately 2 days at a time and occasional eye pain.
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