Coccidioidomycosis

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Abstract Number: 1054

NOT ALL LYTIC BONE LESIONS ARE CANCER

Case Presentation: Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection caused by dimorphic fungus of Coccidioides species, endemic to the Southwest dry regions of the United States. Its usual presentation is community-acquired pneumonia. Less than 1% of cases [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on NOT ALL LYTIC BONE LESIONS ARE CANCER

Abstract Number: 690

INFECTIOUS MASSES MIMICKING CANCER

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old Indian man with past medical history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia presented with a 3-month history of intermittent dry cough associated with fevers, chills, night sweats, and generalized weakness. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on INFECTIOUS MASSES MIMICKING CANCER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 813

WHILE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE, INFECTIONS ALWAYS COME DOWN TO LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

Case Presentation: A 25 year-old white man with no significant past medical history presented with gradually progressive dyspnea on exertion and dry cough for approximately two months. He was treated for community-acquired pneumonia with various [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHILE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE, INFECTIONS ALWAYS COME DOWN TO LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

HM2018 Abstract Number: 382

PERITONEAL COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: A TRIAD OF PERITONITIS, OMENTAL NODULES, AND EOSINOPHILIA

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old Filipino man with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with 4 days of fever, abdominal pain and distention. He endorsed unintentional weight loss of 30lbs over the last year as [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PERITONEAL COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: A TRIAD OF PERITONITIS, OMENTAL NODULES, AND EOSINOPHILIA