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Right lower quadrant pain and ovarian cancer. It is clear. Why should we make a differential diagnosis?

A 47- year- old woman was receiving chemotherapy because of  a stage III ovarian cancer. She went to the Emergency Room (ER) with a low fever (37º centigrades), nausea and pain in her abdomen. Continue reading Right lower quadrant pain and ovarian cancer. It is clear. Why should we make a differential diagnosis?

Contrast and compare:organize the information in your brain

Contrast and compare: organize the information in your brain

Learning Medicine is more than accumulation

The recognition of clinical patterns is the key action to select a diagnosis when different entities share common signs and symptoms. Although the way in which each physician approaches a clinical problem can be very variable, there is agreement that the

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