This is enough to give anyone palpitations

A woman's symptoms were relieved only when she passed gas or had a bowel movement

When a woman presented to ED with palpitations that were only relieved by passing gas or having a bowel movement, the cause undoubtedly made doctors’ hearts drop into their stomachs.

Intrapericardial colon
The New England Journal of Medicine ©2021.

But it was the patient’s colon dropping in on her heart that was the culprit in this case.

The 54-year-old had a medical history significant for constrictive

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