A BIG HEADACHE: HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND LARGE VESSEL VASCULITIS IN AN ADOLESCENT

Case Presentation: A previously healthy sixteen-year old Japanese-American female presented to her primary care provider following one week of frontal headache, dizziness, and a feeling of “floating while walking.” Exam revealed upper extremity blood pressure [...]

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A CURIOUS MITRAL VEGETATION: THE CHALLENGES OF DIAGNOSING AND TREATING FUNGAL ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 17 year old male recently diagnosed with high risk B-Precursor ALL and induction failure, was found in clinic to have an acute murmur. Three days prior, he had arm and leg aches, [...]

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A RARE CASE OF MOG ANTIBODY POSITIVE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HEALTHY 4-YEAR-OLD

Case Presentation: A 4-year-old presented with persistent fever, headache and vomiting. History was significant for a 5 day febrile illness 1 month earlier and a family history positive for late-onset rheumatoid arthritis in a maternal [...]

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BULLAE GALORE

Case Presentation: An 11-year-old obese male of Micronesian descent presented with a pruritic bullous rash and bilateral lower extremity pain. Scattered non-blanching purpura started on both ankles 10 days prior and spread to his legs, [...]

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ENZYME DEFICIENCY PRESENTING AS NON-ACCIDENTAL TRAUMA

Case Presentation: Almost 3 yo female presented to the ED) with multiple contusions, finger fractures and abrasions. Mother sought care for evaluation of a left occipital swelling that she noticed following the patient’s stay with [...]

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INTRACTABLE HICCUPS AND RIGHT-SIDED PARESTHESIAS AS THE PRESENTING SYMPTOM OF A CERVICOMEDULLARY HEMORRHAGIC LESION

Case Presentation: A 17-year-old male presented with 1 month of intractable hiccups, disturbing his sleep, and right-sided paresthesias, starting in his right upper extremity, localized to the 4th and 5th digits, then gradually spread to [...]

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KEEPING UP WITH KIKUCHI-FUJIMOTO DISEASE: A RARE CAUSE OF CERVICAL LYMPHADENOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 9-year-old boy with sickle cell disease (SCD) presented with 5 days of fever and left-sided neck pain. His physical exam was notable for tender cervical lymphadenopathy bilaterally as well as objective fever. [...]

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