Step 1 Gi High Yield *Most Common

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Bug in food poisoningStaphylococcus aureus (potato salad)
Bug in GI tract1.) Bacteroides fragilis 2.) Escherichia coli
Cancer of the appendixCarcinoid - Rarely metastasizes
Cancer of the Esophagus - malignantAdenocarcinoma > Squamous cell carcinoma (in US)
Cancer of the LiverMetastasis; Lung > GI
Tumor of the liver - Primary BenignCavernous hemangioma
Cancer of the Liver - PrimaryHepatocellular carcinoma
Cancer of the mouthSquamous cell carcinoma or Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
Cancer of the mouth - Upper lipBasal Cell Carcinoma
Cancer of the Nasal CavatiesSquamous cell carcinoma
Cancer of the pancreasAdenocarcinoma (usually in the head of the pancreas)
Cancer of the salivary glandsPleomorphic adenoma
Cancer of small bowelCarcinoid- frequent metastasis from ileum
Cancer of the spleen - benignCavernous hemangioma
Cancer of the stomachGastric Adenocarcinoma (intestinal type or diffuse type)
Congenital GI anomalyMeckel diverticulum
Diarrhea - childrenRotavirus
Dietary deficiencyIron
GI obstruction1.) Adhesions 2.) indirect inguinal hernia
IntussusceptionTerminal ileum into cecum
Liver diseaseAlcohol liver disease
Liver infectionViral hepatitis (HAV and HBV)
Lysosomal storage diseaseGaucher disease, genetic disease in which fatty substances (sphingolipids) accumulate in cells and certain organs. The disorder is characterized by bruising, fatigue, anemia, low blood platelets, and enlargement of the liver and spleen. It is caused by a hereditary deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase.
Portal hypertensionCirrhosis
Protozoal diarrheaGiardia
Site of diverticulaSigmoid colon
Surgical emergency Acute appendicitis
Worm infection in the US1.) Pinworm (Enterobius) 2.)Ascaris