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Are Hospitalized Patients with Hematuria Appropriately Cared for After Hospital Discharge?

Background: High-risk patients with hematuria often warrant an outpatient evaluation for bladder cancer; however the presence of microscopic hematuria may often be missed by primary care physicians after hospital discharge. Whether outpatient physician’s routinely follow-up [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Are Hospitalized Patients with Hematuria Appropriately Cared for After Hospital Discharge?

Disseminated Mycobacterium Bovis Post Intravesical Bcg Immunotherapy for Urothelial Carcinoma

Case Presentation: An 88-year-old man presented with fevers, chills, weight loss, and acute confusion. The patient had a history of non invasive high grade papillary urothelial carcinoma of the bladder treated with transurethral resection of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Disseminated Mycobacterium Bovis Post Intravesical Bcg Immunotherapy for Urothelial Carcinoma

Fever of unknown origin due to disseminated BCG infection involving the eye and kidney: a case report

Case Presentation: A 69 year-old man with history of high-grade invasive urothelial bladder cancer post tumor resection on Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) treatment and renal cell carcinoma post left partial nephrectomy presented with high-grade fever, night [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:08:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Fever of unknown origin due to disseminated BCG infection involving the eye and kidney: a case report

MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS PUBIC SYMPHYSIS OSTEOMYELITIS IN THE SETTING OF INTRAVESICAL BCG THERAPY

Case Presentation: The patient is a 70 year-old male with history of superficial transitional cell bladder cancer status post transurethral resection of bladder tumor, chemotherapy, and multiple courses of intravesical BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) therapy-- most [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS PUBIC SYMPHYSIS OSTEOMYELITIS IN THE SETTING OF INTRAVESICAL BCG THERAPY

PLASMACYTOID UROTHELIAL CELL CARCINOMA IN A PATIENT WITH POST-9/11 WORLD TRADE CENTER EXPOSURE

Case Presentation: A 67-year-old never-smoker male with no medical or surgical history presented to his primary care physician with progressive malaise. He was referred to the hospital when blood work returned with hypercalcemia. On evaluation, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:43+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PLASMACYTOID UROTHELIAL CELL CARCINOMA IN A PATIENT WITH POST-9/11 WORLD TRADE CENTER EXPOSURE

Pott’s Disease Following Intravesical Bcg Therapy

Case Presentation: Intravesical administration of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), a live attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis, is used as an adjunctive therapy for superficial bladder cancer. Although mostly well tolerated, disseminated infections can occur rarely. We [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Pott’s Disease Following Intravesical Bcg Therapy