A Student Ate Gas Station Sushi For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Stomach.


These cases are patients who I, or my colleagues have seen. They are de-identified and many instances have been presented in more depth in an academic setting. These videos are not individual medical advice and are for general educational purposes only. I am a licensed provider educated and trained in the United States. I do not give medical advice over the internet, see your doctor in person for that.


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