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A RARE CAUSE OF A COMMON PRESENTATION: CHRONIC BACK PAIN SECONDARY TO BRUCELLOSIS

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old man presented with progressive lower back pain for six months’ duration. He noticed significant weight loss, occasional sweats, and subjective fevers. No significant neurological symptoms or any other significant complaints. Patient [...]

By | 2017-04-24T10:40:50+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A RARE CAUSE OF A COMMON PRESENTATION: CHRONIC BACK PAIN SECONDARY TO BRUCELLOSIS

Chronic back pain secondary to Brucellosis, common presentation of an uncommon cause

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old man presented with six months of progressive lower back pain. He noticed weight loss, sweats, and subjective fevers, but denied neurological symptoms or a other complaints. Patient lives in Texas, but [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:58+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Chronic back pain secondary to Brucellosis, common presentation of an uncommon cause

ISOLATED BACK PAIN AS AN INITIAL PRESENTATION OF DIFFUSELY METASTATIC RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old male presented to the emergency department with complaints of back pain for 3 weeks. He described the pain as aching and circumferential involving the sternum, right ribs, shoulders, and back. His [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ISOLATED BACK PAIN AS AN INITIAL PRESENTATION OF DIFFUSELY METASTATIC RENAL CELL CARCINOMA