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Abstract Number: 689

A GALLOPING ZEBRA THAT SOUNDED JUST LIKE A HORSE: A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PROGRESSIVE DYSPHAGIA

Case Presentation: Progressive dysphagia associated with weight loss is usually related to upper gastrointestinal cancer. As a differential diagnosis, fungal infections may present with a similar clinical presentation due to upper GI lesions. Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A GALLOPING ZEBRA THAT SOUNDED JUST LIKE A HORSE: A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PROGRESSIVE DYSPHAGIA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 717

A RARE CASE OF CANDIDA TROPICALIS CAUSING NATIVE AORTIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old immunocompetent male with a medical history significant for active intravenous heroin abuse presented to the hospital with fever and respiratory distress. On admission, he was diaphoretic, febrile, and hypoxemic with an [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:01:52+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF CANDIDA TROPICALIS CAUSING NATIVE AORTIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST