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A CASE OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS) FROM PULMONARY NOCARDIA OTITIDISCAVIARUM

Case Presentation: A 55 year old male with past medical history significant for congestive heart failure, severe persistent asthma and eosinophilic pneumonia on chronic prednisone and status post bronchial thermoplasty presented with fever, cough, shortness [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:21:55+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS) FROM PULMONARY NOCARDIA OTITIDISCAVIARUM

A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY BLASTOMYCOSIS COMPLICATED BY ARDS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old female presented to an emergency department with progressive weakness and dyspnea with dry cough for 2 weeks; she was afebrile but hypoxic, requiring 2 liters oxygen by nasal cannula. Physical examination was remarkable [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF PULMONARY BLASTOMYCOSIS COMPLICATED BY ARDS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

BURKHOLDERIA INFECTIONS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS EMERGING AS A CHALLENGE FOR PHYSICIANS

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old diabetic male came with chief complains of fever since last 15 days and swelling of left knee joint since last 3 days. Patient was put on amoxicillin-clavulinic acid along with regular [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BURKHOLDERIA INFECTIONS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS EMERGING AS A CHALLENGE FOR PHYSICIANS

MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME: A NEARLY FATAL CASE PRESENTATION, AND REVIEW OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES

Case Presentation:       A 33 year-old Hispanic male without significant history presented with an unremitting fever for 5 days, associated with myalgais, fatigue, night sweats, and a rash. Upon admission, he was tachycardic, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:33:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME: A NEARLY FATAL CASE PRESENTATION, AND REVIEW OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES