Dina Halegoua-De Marzio, MD, is an attending gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist in practice at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Halegoua-DeMarzio will oversee the Case Conference blog, working with the fellows at Thomas Jefferson for the most interesting and engaging cases of the month.

Disclosure: Halegoua-DeMarzio reports she was an consultant for Intercept Pharma.

BLOG: 36-year-old male with drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms

September 1, 2015

A 36-year-old male presents to the hospital with a chief complaint of worsening rash and shortness of breath. His rash is described as diffuse, erythematous and…

BLOG: 19 year-old female with cryptogenic cirrhosis developing lower GI bleed from cecal varices

July 31, 2015

Patient is a 19-year-old African-American female with cryptogenic cirrhosis complicated by esophageal varices (grade 1) and portal hypertensive gastropathy who presents…

BLOG: 66-year-old female with an abnormal colonoscopy

July 2, 2015

The patient is a 66-year-old female with history of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis who presents for average risk screening colonoscopy. She is well-compensated…

BLOG: A 56-year-old female with unresolved abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhea

June 10, 2015

A 56 year old Caucasian woman presents for further gastroenterology evaluation of 9 months of mid abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhea that has not fully resolved…

BLOG: An 86 year old male with abdominal bloating

May 14, 2015

An 86 year old white male with a history of polymyalgia rheumatica, coronary artery disease and umbilical hernia repair presents for evaluation of abdominal bloating…

BLOG: A 52 year old male with hematemesis and melena

April 16, 2015

A 52 year old male with a past medical history of idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal hypertension since childhood, was transferred to our hospital for management of…

Case Conferences with the Jefferson Digestive Disease Institute

April 16, 2015

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is a quaternary care referral center located in Center City, Philadelphia. The division of gastroenterology includes more than 30…