Diarrhea

The Lowdown on the Low-FODMAP Diet

Nov. 1, 2017

As the low-FODMAP diet grows in popularity, know the facts to help answer patient questions and provide guidance.

The Farnesoid X Receptor: Good for BAD

Oct. 22, 2017

Herein, we review current concepts of bile acid diarrhea pathogenesis and the potential role for the farnesoid X receptor in its treatment.

Insulin Expressing Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Associated With Intratumor Amyloidosis

Oct. 11, 2017

A 54-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of abdominal pain and nonbloody watery diarrhea.

Image Challenge: Chronic Abdominal Pain and Cutaneous Swelling

Sept. 27, 2017

What caused five to eight week episodes of intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhea, and associated nontender, non-itchy cutaneous erythema and swelling in patient?

What Is Afflicting This Woman With Celiac Disease?

Sept. 1, 2017

A 75-year-old woman with celiac disease presented with abdominal distension, intermittent suprapubic cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and nonbloody diarrhea.

Chronic Abdominal Pain and Cutaneous Swelling

Sept. 1, 2017

A 51-year-old man was referred for a intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhea, erythema and swelling of his upper and lower extremities and scrotum.

Cryptosporidium Pouchitis

June 22, 2017

A 43-year-old man was admitted after 8 days of diarrhea 10–15 times per day, left lower quadrant abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.
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Colonic Polyp in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Positive Patient: An Unexpected Diagnosis

June 1, 2017

A 43-year-old man with HIV was referred for a 2-month history of mucous diarrhea.

Yellow Colon: A Case of Cryptosporidium Colitis

June 1, 2017

A 46-year-old with HIV presented with a 2-month history of profuse, watery diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and weight loss.

Circumferential Jejunal Ulcers: An Unusual Manifestation of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Enteropathy

June 1, 2017

A 63-year-old with celiac disease presented with watery, nonbloody, chronic diarrhea along with mild intermittent nausea and vomiting despite following a strict gluten-free diet.

A Unique Cause of Persistent Diarrhea

May 16, 2017

This Gastroenterology image challenge highlights the case of a 60-year-old man with a history of intermittent diarrhea now experiencing approximately five episodes a day.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

Colonic Transit and Bile Acid Synthesis or Excretion in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome–Diarrhea Without Bile Acid Malabsorption

April 29, 2017

In the absence of overt BAM, the total, primary, and secretory BAs in stool contribute to the acceleration of colonic transit and fecal weight in the diarrhea of patients with IBS-D.

Pseudomembranes Carpet the Right Colon as a Result of Collagenous Colitis

April 29, 2017

A 48-year-old woman was referred because of watery non-bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss.

A Unique Cause of Persistent Diarrhea

April 26, 2017

A 60-year-old man with a 5-year history of intermittent diarrhea had been experiencing approximately 5 episodes a day when he visited our hospital.

Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Management of Chronic Watery Diarrhea

Feb. 1, 2017

We discuss how diarrhea can result from a decrease in luminal solute absorption, an increase in secretion, or both, as well as derangements in barrier properties.

Chronic Diarrhea: Diagnosis and Management

Feb. 1, 2017

Chronic diarrhea is a common problem affecting up to 5% of the population at a given time.

CMS Requires Post-Op Visit Tracking for Hemorrhoid Ligation

Jan. 11, 2017

Medicare providers in nine states will have to track the visits starting July 1, 2017.

Access our Members-Only Patient Brochure on IBS

Jan. 10, 2017

AGA is offering members free, printed easy-to-read patient education brochures on IBS.

A Surprising Case of Acute Diarrhea in the South of France

Jan. 2, 2017

A 60-year-old woman presented to our hospital with acute severe feverish diarrhea.

Pathophysiology of Intestinal Na-plus/H-plus Exchange

Jan. 1, 2017

Here, we review the current state of knowledge about the roles Na-plus/H-plus exchangers play in the pathogenesis of disorders of diverse origin and affecting a range of gastrointestinal tissues.

Diarrhea in a Patient With Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Sept. 27, 2016

A 51-year-old presented to the health department reporting a non-productive cough.

AGA Seeks Reviewers

Sept. 14, 2016

AGA and MedPage Today are looking for volunteers to serve as reviewers for their Reading Room.

The Correct Answer Is …

Aug. 25, 2016

On Monday, we asked members in AGA Community a question from DDSEP® 8 for board exam practice. Did you get it right?