Last updated on:June 22nd, 2022
You’re looking at an interactive case study from Prognosis: Your Diagnosis (one of four distinct learning formats available in Clinical Odyssey). Try it out, and have fun improving your clinical skills.
A 68-year-old woman presents with fever and jaundice for two days and pain in the right upper abdomen for five days. No other symptoms are present. She was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus three months ago, which is well controlled on lifestyle changes and oral metformin 850 mg once daily. Her medical and surgical histories are otherwise unremarkable. She is not on any other medications. She does not smoke, and only drinks socially. There is no history of recent travel.