Guillainbarre Syndrome: A Rare Adverse Reaction Associated with Ciprofloxacin

Case Presentation: A 62–year–old male with a history of hypertension and dyslipidemia presented to the emergency room with distal extremity paresthesia and proximal muscle weakness. Ten days prior, he noticed dysuria and tried over–the–counter phenazopyridine [...]

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Kikuchi’s Disease: A Rare Cause of Fever and Lymphadenopathy

Case Presentation: A 29–year–old woman presented to the hospital with fever, chills, and bilateral neck swelling for 1 week. There was no history of recent travel, sick contacts or exposure to tuberculosis. On presentation vital [...]

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The Worst Cold of His Life

Case Presentation: An 8–year–old boy presented with 1 day of agitation, hypertension, and encephalopathy. Prior to presentation, he was babbling incoherently with some extremity shaking, incontinent of urine and became somnolent. He had a history [...]

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Toxicity of Tizanidine (Zanaflex) Exacerbated by Coadministration of Ciprofloxacin: A Case Report and Literature Review

Case Presentation: A 32–year–old Asian woman with a variant of multiple sclerosis (MS) was admitted with pyelonephritis and sepsis. She was started on ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 400 mg IV Q12 hours and continued on her home [...]

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Weight Loss at What Cost?

Case Presentation: A 27–year–old female with a h/o headaches presented to the ED with complaint of thunderclap headache that was the worst of her life. It was nine of 10 in severity and was located [...]

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A Clearcut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy

Case Presentation: A 17–year–old male presented with a three–day history of shortness of breath, non–productive dry cough, pleuritic chest pain, and fatigue. He had recently recovered from infectious mononucleosis. He was hypoxic with an oxygen [...]

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A Rare Cause of Fulminant Liver Failure

Case Presentation: A 44–year–old woman with a past medical history of reflux presented with jaundice. Ten days prior to presentation, she noticed dark urine but did not seek medical attention. Five days prior, she developed [...]

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A Case of Aspergilloma Complicating Welder’s Lung Mimicking Lung Neoplasm

Case Presentation: A 58–year–old male patient, who had worked as a welder for 30 years, complained of 3 months history of progressively worsening hemoptysis. He underwent thoracotomy and right upper lobectomy 5 years ago for [...]

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A Stressful Day in the Cath Lab

Case Presentation: A 67–year–old woman presented with 3 h of sharp, intermittent chest pain and palpations. The episodes lasted for several minutes at a time and were associated with shortness of breath, nausea, diaphoresis, and [...]

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Index of Suspicion: Tb Meningitis with Otomastoiditis in a Threeyear Old

Case Presentation: A three–year–old male was transferred to our tertiary care facility with a one week history of vomiting and decreased activity and ongoing worsening mental status after admission to a community hospital for dehydration. [...]

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Maythurner Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review

Case Presentation: A 27–year–old African American woman without prior medical history reported 12 h of left lower extremity swelling associated with dull, throbbing pain. Her only daily medication was an oral contraceptive. She had no [...]

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Not Just Another Case of Diarrhea in the Hospital: Adult Autoimmune Enteropathy

Case Presentation: A 48–year–old woman in generally good health presented with two months of profuse, large volume watery diarrhea. She was initially diagnosed with Clostridium difficile colitis and symptoms resolved with oral metronidazole. Five days [...]

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A Piece of Pie

Case Presentation: Pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia (PIE syndrome) is characterized by eosinophilic pulmonary infiltrates and peripheral blood eosinophilia. We describe clinical,radiological and histological presentation of a patient with chronic eosinophilic pneumonia.55–year–old lady with a h/O [...]

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Feline, Friend or Foe?

Case Presentation: A 42–year–old man presented with persistent dyspnea for 10 months that had worsened over the last month. He has had multiple hospital admissions for congestive heart failure and anemia of chronic disease. An [...]

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When a Skin Bug Goes for Blood: Corynebacterium Minutissimum Bacteremia

Case Presentation: An 81–year–old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and chronic kidney disease presented to our hospital with 6–day history of increasing shortness of breath, fever (self recorded [...]

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