SAEM Clinical Images Series: A Dangerous Cause of Abdominal Pain
September 1, 2023
A 65-year-old male presented with chest and abdominal pain for three weeks. He endorsed a poor appetite and a weight loss of 16 kilograms in...
Ho Tai-Hung, MD
Trick of Trade: Inflating the Esophageal Balloon of a Blakemore/Minnesota Tube without a Manometer
May 19, 2023
A heavy alcohol drinker, who is well known to your Emergency Department, presents with altered mental status, except that he looks different this time. He...
Ivan Ivanov, DO
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Swollen Lips
February 15, 2023
Photo used with permission The following physical finding would be most consistent with exposure to which of the following? Bee sting Household bleach Isopropyl alcohol...
Maha M Farid MBBCh, MSc, PhD
SAEM Clinical Images Series: An Ominous Umbilical Lesion
January 9, 2023
A 54-year-old male with a past medical history of atrial flutter and alcohol use disorder presents with an umbilical wound that has been bothering him...
Gabrielle Ransford, MD
SAEM Clinical Image Series: An Uncommon Cause of Shortness of Breath
February 28, 2022
A 102-year-old female presents with intermittent epigastric abdominal pain for the last two days. Episodes have no relieving or exacerbating factors. The pain originates in...
Marimer Rivera-Nieves, MD
SAEM Clinical Image Series: I Have a Stomachache
December 20, 2021
An 18-year-old male with no significant past medical history presents with diffuse abdominal pain and multiple episodes of non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting for three days. The...
Brett Bartels, MD
SAEM Clinical Image Series: Vomiting in the Pediatric Patient
December 13, 2021
A 2-year-old boy with a past medical history of Hirschsprung disease presents to the emergency department (ED) with vomiting, abdominal distension, and inability to tolerate...
Emily Wynia, MD
Trick of the Trade: Persistent Paracentesis Leakage 2.0
October 20, 2021
You’re seeing a patient returning to the ED after a recent diagnostic paracentesis. The patient is complaining of persistent peritoneal fluid leakage. They’ve tried putting...
PEM POCUS Series: Intussusception
May 10, 2021
Read this tutorial on the use of point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) for pediatric intussusception. Then test your skills on the ALiEMU course page to...
Margaret Lin-Martore, MD
ALiEM AIR Series | Gastroenterology 2020 Module
March 26, 2021
Welcome to the AIR Gastroenterology Module! After carefully reviewing all relevant posts from the top 50 sites of the Social Media Index, the ALiEM AIR...
Chris Belcher, MD
SAEM Clinical Image Series: Distended Abdomen after ROSC
September 21, 2020
A 64-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) in cardiac arrest. Her family members heard her fall in the bathroom and started CPR. EMS...
Sheri-Ann Olivia Kaltiso, MD
SAEM Clinical Image Series: An Oropharyngeal Mass
August 31, 2020
A fifty-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) unconscious with CPR in progress. Per EMS report, the patient was found down surrounded by emesis...
Matthew Sherman, MD
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