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A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: Mr. L, a 37-year-old Native American man with alcohol abuse disorder presented to the emergency room with sub-acute development over two days of ataxia, bilateral lower extremity paralysis and loss of sensation below [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:20:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

A KICK OUT OF KICS

Case Presentation: Mr. J is a 47 year old male with a history of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (CD4 count of 183), chronic kidney disease stage 3 (baseline creatinine of 1.5 mg/dL) and Castleman Disease [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A KICK OUT OF KICS

A MALIGNANT COUGH IN A PATIENT WITH AIDS

Case Presentation: A 29 year old male with HIV/AIDS only intermittently taking antiretroviral therapy (ART), Pneumocystis jirovecii (PJP) pneumonia actively being treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) and prednisone, and cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma all diagnosed one month [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:16:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A MALIGNANT COUGH IN A PATIENT WITH AIDS

A RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA FROM IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATION SYNDROME: A CONUNDRUM FOR CLINICIANS

Case Presentation: A 30 year-old MSM with a newly diagnosed HIV presented with shortness of breath and cough. He stated that he became sick 5 weeks ago at which point he made an appointment to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA FROM IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATION SYNDROME: A CONUNDRUM FOR CLINICIANS

ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (with a CD4+ cell count of 5 cells/mm3) presented with new-onset seizures and headache in September 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Notably, the patient was admitted to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

AN UNEXPECTED MAC ATTACK!

Case Presentation:  A 32-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with a painful and swollen right ankle. The patient had been well until 6 weeks ago when he developed a sprain followed by worsening [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:24:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNEXPECTED MAC ATTACK!

DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH DYSPHAGIA: TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS IN HIGH-RISK SUBJECTS

Case Presentation: Patient is a 48-year-old man who presented with dysphagia, weight loss and diffuse skin rash. He reported a large, non-tender lesion on his nose, and similar-appearing lesions on his thorax, extremities, face and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH DYSPHAGIA: TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS IN HIGH-RISK SUBJECTS

IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented with five days of abdominal pain and lower extremity aching. He also reported subjective fevers, headache, emesis, and decreased appetite with a five-pound [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:47+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Pancytopenia and Bizzare Behavior: Admit to Psychiatry or Medicine?

Case Presentation: A 46 year-old caucasian man presented with one week of altered mental status and bizarre behavior. He had no personal or familial psychiatric history. His past medical history included documented asthma, thalassemia, and celiac [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Pancytopenia and Bizzare Behavior: Admit to Psychiatry or Medicine?

PML-IRIS: SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY

Case Presentation: A 28-year-old male with perinatal acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) prescribed highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), complicated by progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), recurrent herpes, and Hodgkin's lymphoma in remission presented in status epilepticus. Seizure [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PML-IRIS: SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY

SHINGLES: AN HIV RED FLAG!

Case Presentation: A 36 year-old male came in to the ED with 2 day history of painful itchy rash on the left side of the neck and face. The patient denied any fever or chills. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:49:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on SHINGLES: AN HIV RED FLAG!

THE MAZE IN THE CASTLE: THE CHALLENGING DIAGNOSIS OF A RARE CAUSE OF DIFFUSE LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A PATIENT WITH HIV/AIDS

Case Presentation: A 49 year old man with AIDS on anti-retroviral therapy (CD4 count 113) presented to the hospital with dizziness, abdominal pain, and generalized fatigue and malaise. He developed fever as high as 39.9 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:31:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THE MAZE IN THE CASTLE: THE CHALLENGING DIAGNOSIS OF A RARE CAUSE OF DIFFUSE LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A PATIENT WITH HIV/AIDS