Evaluation and Diagnosis of EPL


The first chapter reviews a methodical approach to evaluate patients who present with symptoms of or concerns for EPL. Diagnostic guidelines for use of ultrasound and laboratory markers are reviewed.


Clinical Scenario: Patient-centered Counseling in EPL Evaluation

This video first demonstrates common mistakes in provider communication, followed by recommendations for a patient-centered counseling approach. With shared decision-making techniques this patient chooses expectant management.