Complicated Cases in GI

Anthony Kalloo, MD; Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD

Chapter 9: A 53-Year-Old Woman with a Pelvic Mass (continued)

Geoffrey Nguyen, MD, PhD

A 53-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of low back pain. She was well until 1 month ago when she began having severe low back pain. This pain was not associated with walking or movement and she denied any recent trauma. In addition to the back pain, she reported intermittent nausea and postprandial bloating. These symptoms were followed by anorexia, weight loss, and generalized malaise. Past medical history included gastroesophageal reflux symptoms, for which she was not being treated and had not had an upper endoscopy. Surgical history was significant for a cholecystectomy and…
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