Portal venous gas can be detected by a bedside point of care ultrasound examination. We present the case of a 73-year-old female with advanced ischemic cardiomyopathy. She developed vague abdominal pain. Her findings were consistent with portal venous gas with point-of-care ultrasound. She had nonobstructive mesenteric ischemia.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) happen as a result of infection, side effects to medications or of unknown etiology. Carbamazepine is a common cause (SJS). Good history taking is crucial if clinically indicated treatment with carbamazepine. carbamazepine should be avoided with previous history of severe drug reaction like mast cell activation syndrome.