A woman underwent laparoscopic removal of a retained fibroid following a prior hysterctomy and removal of multiple fibroids.
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Miss SC was a 21-year-old G4, P0030 at 21 weeks' gestation by last menstrual period and confirmed by second-trimester ultrasound. Her pregnancy, which had been managed through a clinic, was complicated by multiple urinary tract infections and she had recently been diagnosed with pyelonephritis. The condition was treated with IV antibiotics at a community hospital and she was discharged with a prescription for ampicillin to be taken for 7 days. Miss SC said she felt well until 2 days before her second admission to the same community hospital, when she began having sharp, intermittent right upper-quadrant pain that was unrelated to eating.
A 30-year-old woman presented to her physician with complaints of vaginal discharge that persisted for a year and required use of two to three pads per day. What was the cause?
Two women in their late 20s present to you with histories of abdominal swelling, vomiting, and diarrhea. In both cases, CT scan reveals ascites. Is this ovarian cancer. . .or something else? You make the diagnosis.