A Vancouver POCUS module on scanning the gallbladder for stones and cholecystitis
A woman of 40 presents with intermittent RUQ pain and nausea. You try to find her gallbladder. Wall-echo-shadow (WES) sign
A 48 year old woman presents with RUQ pain of 3 days duration. She has had several similar briefer episodes but on this occasion it has not settled and she has developed jaundice.
A 64 year old male presents with sudden severe epigastic pain radiating to his back. Urgent CTA aorta is performed to assess for aortic dissection. The CT excludes dissection but does not reveal a clear alternate cause either.
A 61 year old woman is reluctantly brought into your Emergency Department by an anxious relative with weight loss and lethargy. She has noticed a mass in her right upper quadrant that has been there for several months.
A 44 year old woman presents with right upper quadrant (RUQ) pain radiating through to her back. She has a fever and is tender on abdominal palpation. She has had several episodes of postprandial RUQ discomfort previously. You wonder if she has gallstones.
An 83 year old diet controlled diabetic if brought in by his family with fevers and confusion. He had complained of some mild abdominal discomfort 48 hours before.