Bowel Obstruction

Intestinal obstruction is an important cause of the acute abdomen, accounting for up to 5% of emergency admissions to surgical services.…

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My tummy hurts!

A young boy with abdominal pain and distension is brought in by his father. The triage nurse mentions that he is hypertensive, with microscopic haematuria on his urine dipstick.…

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Through the Wormhole

A 79-year-old man presents to the emergency department with persistent right inguinal pain and intermittent left flank pain over the past week.…

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