Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management
Bamidele Ajayi, Peter Topham
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 2, p.5 (123Doc Education, London, March 2011)
A 22-year old man presented to the surgical admissions unit with a 2-week history of abdominal pain. The pain was peri-umbilical and intermittent in nature. He had no history of haematemesis, haematochezia or melaena stool. He also had a 4-month history of a generalized purpuric rash that was mainly on his extremities. He had no urinary tract symptoms. He denied any history of sore throat or joint pains. His medical history was not significant, and he was taking no medication.
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ST3 LAT in Nephrology
East Midlands School of Medicine
Honorary Consultant Nephrologist
John Walls Renal Unit
Leicester General Hospital
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