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Urothelial Carcinoma Leading to Secondary Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

Case Presentation:  A 91 year-old male with a PMH of prostate cancer status post transurethral resection of the prostate and external beam radiation therapy twenty years prior, radiation prostatitis, intermittent hematuria, and chronic constipation presented [...]

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A Case of the Unseen: Klebsiella Pneumonia Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Pneumonia and Septic Endophthalmitis in a Non-Asian U.S. Resident

Case Presentation: A 53 year old Russian man with no significant past medical history initially presented to an ophthalmology clinic with two days of progressively worsening, near-total left visual field loss associated with a one-week [...]

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A Very Rare Cause of Recurrent Hepatic Encephalopathy Due to Zinc Deficiency

Case Presentation: A 74 year old gentleman with known end-stage alcoholic liver disease (MELD 22) presented to the emergency room with lethargy. He had been deemed unsuitable for liver transplantation due to his age and [...]

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Delayed Neuropsychiatric Syndrome in a Patient with Intentional Carbon Monoxide Intoxication

Case Presentation: A 57 year old man with no significant medical or psychiatric history was admitted to our hospital after a suicide attempt. He was found unconscious in his car with the ignition running in [...]

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“Weight Loss or Brain Loss?”: Long Term Use of Phentermine Possibly Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke

Case Presentation: A 39 y/o female with no significant past medical history and long term use of phentermine for weight loss presented to our hospital with complaints of transient right sided weakness and right sided [...]

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Cat Got Your Tongue

Case Presentation: A 56 year old man presented to the emergency department (ED) with acute, left-sided tongue swelling for one day. The patient had a past medical history of hyperlipidemia and recurrent ottis media and [...]

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A “Good” Case of Thymoma

Case Presentation: A 66 year old woman with history of iron deficiency anemia, tuberculosis (TB), pulmonary mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) and thymoma presented to the ED for symptomatic anemia.  She was well until 6 months [...]

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Cutaneous Manifestations As the Initial Presentation of Ulcerative Colitis in the Post-Partum Period

Case Presentation: A 39 year old woman with a history of an uncomplicated pregnancy 3 months prior presented to the Emergency Department with recurrent crampy abdominal pain, poor appetite, and alternating constipation and diarrhea with [...]

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