IOTW: RUQ Pain

Posted on: February 25, 2019, by :

12 yo M with SSD presents with RUQ pain in his abdomen. He has had no fevers, vomiting or diarrhea. POCUS identified cholelithiasis withOUT evidence of cholecystitis. In other words, he had stones, but no gallbladder inflammation which could be seen as gallbladder wall thickening (greater than 3 mm) or pericholecystic fluid.

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Joanna Cohen

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending/Director of Pediatric Ultrasound at Children's National Health System
Joanna is originally from NY where she attended medical school at Downstate in Brooklyn. She completed her pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins and made her way south to DC for PEM and ultrasound fellowships. She has remained in DC, making her home in Capitol Hill since 2005. She stays busy mostly attending youth soccer games with her three kids and running.
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