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A CASE OF AEROCOCCUS URINAE BACTEREMIA CAUSING ENDOCARDITIS AND OSTEOMYELITIS

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old man with a past medical history of symptomatic sick sinus syndrome with a permanent pacemaker (PPM), as well as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), initially presented to the hospital with substernal chest [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF AEROCOCCUS URINAE BACTEREMIA CAUSING ENDOCARDITIS AND OSTEOMYELITIS

Brucellosis–A “Cheesy” Infection

Case Presentation: A 39 y/o Hispanic man presented with 1 week of fever, headache, photophobia, and mild confusion. His complaints and physical examination were consistent with possible meningitis, so empiric treatment with vancomycin, ceftriaxone and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Brucellosis–A “Cheesy” Infection

Cat Got Your Tongue?: An Unusual Case of Pasteurella Multocida Bacteremia in an Immunocompetent Patient

Case Presentation: A 56 year old Caucasian male presented to the ED with left tongue swelling. His symptoms started 3 days prior with left neck and facial pain, and he had gone to an ENT [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Cat Got Your Tongue?: An Unusual Case of Pasteurella Multocida Bacteremia in an Immunocompetent Patient

Lactobacillus Jensenii, an Unlikely Pathogen Causing Pyelonephritis and Baceteremia in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report

Case Presentation: 54 y.o female with a pmh of DM and HTN presented with 3 days of fever, chills and left flank discomfort. The patient reported the pain to be indolent in onset, dull and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Lactobacillus Jensenii, an Unlikely Pathogen Causing Pyelonephritis and Baceteremia in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report