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From Weekly Consult
“Creepy scam targeted young female HCPs”
In a bizarre catfishing incident, over 200 female health care providers were manipulated by someone who went by the name “Jill Wis” to share personal stories about themselves and their colleagues. The person posed as a second-year general surgery resident who claimed to have just lost her sister on the operating table told the women she was starting a website called Inspiring Women in Surgery.
From The New Physician
“What’s the Diagnosis? Colon Mass in an Infertile Woman”
A 45-year-old GP woman presents to the office with a six-month history of left lower quadrant abdominal pain and constipation. She states that the pain is vague and intermittent, and that she has small, unsatisfactory bowel movements. There is no associated melena or hematochezia. Read more to see if you can discover the most likely diagnosis.