Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

Don’t forget to consider Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome in your right upper quadrant pain differential!   Fits-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome is a rare disease process characterized by perihepatitis as a complication of pelvic inflammatory dise…

Postpartum Hemorrhage Pearls

Here are some very-quick and easy-to-read pearls to remember for the dangerous immediate postpartum complication of postpartum hemorrhage.   Most common causes Uterine atony (by far) Trauma (i.e. lacerations, surgical incisions, uterin…

Pregnancy Pain

A 29 y/o F 20 weeks pregnant presents with fever, dysuria, and left flank pain. She has some CVA tenderness on the right. WBC is elevated to 15. UA shows both blood and leukocytes in the urine. You are concerned about pyelonephritis vs. and…

Meconium Staining

26 yoF 36 weeks by dates presents to the ED in labor, and has a precipitous birth in the resus area.  The infant is covered with a greenish liquid the consistency of split-pea soup. How do you address this?

Ob-gyn Mcq

1. What is a not a common risk factor for PID (pelvic inflammatory disease)? (a) smoking (b) tampon use (c) multiple partners (d) young age (e) IUD 2. A 19 y/o G1 presents at 34 weeks gestation with BP 170/110, headache, and mild abdominal…

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