A difficult diagnosis of severe loin abdominal pain: Another imitation of other pathology
Fulde, G., & Fulde, T. (2012). A difficult diagnosis of severe loin abdominal pain: Another imitation of other pathology. Medicine Today, 13(8), 74-75.
Working in the emergency department you see a different, and generally more severe, spectrum of presentations than you do in your general practice. One of the positives is that by having access to diagnostic techniques and specialist opinions, a reasonable working diagnosis can often be made. However, this does not always happen, and at times classic presentations turn out to be something very different and totally unexpected.