GI Flashcards Preview

ABFM/Rosh Review > GI > Flashcards

Flashcards in GI Deck (4)
Loading flashcards...

Which grade hemorrhoids cannot be managed in the office setting?

Grade 4+


Office based treatment for hemorrhoids in patients who are on anticoagulant or antiplatelet drugs, immunocompromised or who have portal HTN....



tx of acutely thrombosed hemorrhoids vs pts who failed conservative therapy

acutely thrombosed = excision
grade 1-3 internal hemorrhoids = rubber band ligation


Celiac Dz
sx, dx, tx

sx: inflammation, villous atrophy and crypt hyperplasia and the small bowel, weight loss, diarrhea, iron deficiency anemia, decreased bone mineral density and neuropathy(2/2 malabsorption)
dx: IgA transgluaminase ab w/total IgA levels & upper endoscopy
tx: gluten free diet