Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

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Double Vision — More Than Meets the Eye: A Case of Sphenoid Sinusitis Causing Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old female with a history of sphenoid sinusitis status post recent fiberoptic endoscopic sinus surgery presented with one week of neck stiffness and two days of fever, headache, photosensitivity, and diplopia. Vital [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Double Vision — More Than Meets the Eye: A Case of Sphenoid Sinusitis Causing Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

NOT ALL HEADACHES ARE THE SAME; SOME DIFFERENTIALS CAN GIVE YOU HEADACHE

Case Presentation: A 9-year-old male with 5-day history of headache, fever, somnolence, red eyes and fatigue presented to the ED due to concern for Kawasaki disease. In the ED, frontal headache, fever, photophobia, and neck [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:27:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on NOT ALL HEADACHES ARE THE SAME; SOME DIFFERENTIALS CAN GIVE YOU HEADACHE

POTENTIALLY FATAL CONJUNCTIVAL HYPEREMIA: THE DANGER TRIANGLE OF THE FACE

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old male was referred to our hospital with a headache and left ophthalmalgia since a few weeks. The patient had a 6-month-old history of odontalgia and gingivalgia, but lived an otherwise healthy [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on POTENTIALLY FATAL CONJUNCTIVAL HYPEREMIA: THE DANGER TRIANGLE OF THE FACE