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Cameron Lesions: An Uncommon Presentation of an Uncommon Disease

Case Presentation: A 61 year old male with a history of hiatal hernia, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation on aspirin, hypertension, and diverticulosis presented with non-bloody emesis and blood-tinged diarrhea. He reported many sick contacts with similar [...]

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A Destructive Complement

Case Presentation: A 57 year-old woman presented with five days of worsening confusion  and drowsiness associated with headache, generalized abdominal pain,  nausea, and new rash. She had a history of interstitial lung disease treated with [...]

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Salmonella: The Heart of the Problem

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old man with history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia initially presented to outside hospital with complaint of 6 weeks of fever, weakness, anorexia, and left flank pain. He reported recent [...]

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A Curious Case of Encephalopathy

Case Presentation: A 61 year-old-man with type 2 diabetes mellitus and progressive forgetfulness was admitted to the hospital with generalized weakness and difficulty ambulating for one week.  His review of systems was positive for hyperpigmentation [...]

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An Exceptional Gpa: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting As Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis

Case Presentation: A 62 year old male with history of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis due to anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease who remains dialysis dependent after failing to respond to steroids and plasmapheresis eight months ago [...]

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Right Atrial Thrombus

Case Presentation: An 89 year-old man presented after being found down at home. His history included hypertension and hyperlipidemia. His exam was notable for an irregularly irregular rhythm at a rate of 150 beats per [...]

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The Four Year Itch: Recrudescent Malaria in a Patient with Sarcoidosis

Case Presentation: A 49-year-old Nigerian woman with sarcoidosis not on immunosuppressants presented to the emergency department with one week of fever and right upper quadrant pain.  The fevers occurred nightly and were as high as [...]

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Do Not Anca Your Diagnosis: Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis with Positive Anca

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old male with past medical history of hypertension (HTN), hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, and end stage renal disease, secondary to HTN, on hemodialysis presented with a 3-day history of nonproductive cough and [...]

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