“IS IT SIMPLY TOO MUCH ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE?”: A CASE OF HYPONATREMIA WITH MIXED ETIOLOGY

Case Presentation: A 75 year-old male presented to the hospital with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness for two weeks. He also endorsed a gradual onset of generalized weakness, and decreased oral intake over the [...]

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“CAN’T SEED, CAN’T PEE, CAN’T CLIMB A TREE”: A CASE OF NEUROSARCOID ASSOCIATED MYELOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 42-year-old male with a history of T2DM, subacute bilateral LE weakness and paresthesia presented with UTI, urinary retention and anejaculation. One month prior to admission the patient was taken to the ED [...]

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36 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 36 year-old African-American female with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) was admitted to a community hospital with hypercalcemia and acute kidney injury (AKI). She recently was diagnosed with HIV/AIDs with diffuse [...]

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A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: Mr. L, a 37-year-old Native American man with alcohol abuse disorder presented to the emergency room with sub-acute development over two days of ataxia, bilateral lower extremity paralysis and loss of sensation below [...]

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A CASE OF A SPONTANEOUS BLEED

Case Presentation: 69-year-old male with history of cirrhosis from nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, coronary artery disease, hypertension, and diabetes presents to hospital for abdominal pain and weakness. Before the onset of symptoms earlier in the day, he [...]

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A CASE OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS) FROM PULMONARY NOCARDIA OTITIDISCAVIARUM

Case Presentation: A 55 year old male with past medical history significant for congestive heart failure, severe persistent asthma and eosinophilic pneumonia on chronic prednisone and status post bronchial thermoplasty presented with fever, cough, shortness [...]

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A CASE OF CHICKENPOX PNEUMONIA

Case Presentation: A 52 year old African American male presented to the ED complaining of dyspnea that started 1 day prior. He denied having a fever, cough, or sick contacts. On presentation the patient appeared [...]

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A CASE OF COLD FEET

Case Presentation: An otherwise healthy, 48-year-old man from Maine presented with URI symptoms and five days of “inability to warm his feet” after a recent kayaking trip. He was afebrile and nontoxic. On exam he [...]

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