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Paraesophageal Abscess on POCUS
Pt with severe chest/abd pain. Ill/febrile. RUSH exam performed.  Diagnosis?  Patient states she has been having a lot of vomiting in recent weeks. Hx of severe GERD/esophagitis--out of PPI. IVC-Aorta Sag sweep with pathology seen.
Paraesophageal abscess.  Patient had been vomiting a lot--no recent procedures or toxic ingestions. She was treated with IV antibiotics and drainage.  No evidence of diffuse mediastinitis and no evidence of empyema.

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Dr. Robert Jones @RJonesSonoEM

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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