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Abstract Number: 479

TB OR NOT TB: THAT IS THE HIGH CALCIUM QUESTION

Case Presentation: A 49 year-old woman with end stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis (PD) for the past year, presented with progressively worsening abdominal pain, fevers, and nausea. This was her second presentation as she [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 561

Mycobacterium Delirium: An Interesting Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Meningitis

Case Presentation: A 76-year-old Hispanic man with poorly-controlled diabetes mellitus complicated by nephropathy presented to a hospital with 2 weeks of nausea, vomiting, and progressive lethargy. During the initial evaluation, he developed a focal right-sided [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 445

An Atypical Presentation of Extrapulmonary Pleural Tuberculosis

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old African American male with history of recent atopic dermatitis treated with topical corticosteroids presented with 4 days of fevers, night sweats and worsening exertional dyspnea. On admission, he was febrile with decreased left lower lobe breath [...]

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