Anomalies that have not been studied in medicine

six years that medical profession It is intense and condenses good master training for the future of these professionals, but it is impossible to see all the clinical cases that exist in the world, especially those that do not occur frequently. A situation that can make the first years of residency even more complicated. Faced with this scenario, a First year I was able to spread on Twitter a study published about a patient who gave birth when she went to the hospital with abdominal pain and did not know she was pregnant.

This doctor explains that although he has never experienced such a condition, “In the emergency room you see a lot Children with very rare syndromes that have not been studied even in their professional lives,” This resident doctor explains to medical writing. “What I have noticed most in training is that Don’t go out of the race knowing how to explore the patient well,” he adds Adding to the time they haven’t seen patients – due to the coronavirus pandemic and time spent studying MIR testing – “It was a tough start, but now it’s much better, The change from student to resident is very noticeableAt least in case of urgency.

“You encouraged me to tell him because when I first read it I read it Absolute disbelief Regarding that this could be possible (it’s not something that is studied in the medical profession, nor for I – I’ve never read – and I think it’s a curious thing that people should know about Don’t judge patients who tell these storiesThey are not usually given credibility.” Jesus Blasquez a medical writing When consulting his motives for saving the study published in 2014 in BMJ Publishing Group.

Along these lines, after the first months of his MIR experience, he explains it in Pediatrics “Sometimes we are There’s no doubt about some of the children’s self-reported symptomsSince “on many occasions when you explore babies they tell you with a smile that something hurts them and when you explore them while they are distracted they don’t complain or make their faces hurt.”

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Hidden pregnancy, an example of a case that has not been studied in the profession

The topic, posted from his Twitter profile, already contains more than 2.400 pg renewal 9.000 likes It details in a fun way how the patient got into the emergency room and even though “everything points to a Renal colicThat’s why they did an ultrasound and the doctor found it I was 33 weeks pregnant

“When she walked in through the delivery room door, she said it was impossible, and it must have been a mistake, that she was taking contraceptives, albeit bleeding irregularly, and she didn’t have a pregnant belly—nothing,” the future pediatrician continues. “What happened to Laura has a scientific name, it’s”occult pregnancy“, This is it Pregnancy that goes unnoticed by the mother herself (And the father, of course) and in some cases until the moment of birth.”

In turn, the professional adds that this occurs in 1 in 465 pregnancies, although “most tend to realize this when the pregnancy is very advanced, but even in 1 out of every 2500 pregnancies go to term Without anyone having the slightest doubt about pregnancy.” Indeed, as reported in the same article referring to the Observatory of Health Service Results in Madrid, out of 42,596 births in the Community of Madrid in 2019, 90 of them were occult pregnancies.

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