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From Weekly Consult
“A doctor flew into a sudden rage and threatened to decapitate, disembowel employees and patients”
A Georgia-based doctor had her medical license revoked after over 20 years in practice when she went on a violent tirade through her office this February. Dr. Patterson was charged with counts of making terroristic threats and false imprisonment after she told one employee she’d ‘cut her from her throat to her private parts’ and warned another she’d ‘cut her head off and roll it down the hallway,’ among other threats.
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.