Encephalitis

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“POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

Case Presentation: A 62 year old woman with a history of hypertension suddenly developed a headache starting 3 days after receiving the influenza vaccine. The headache worsened and was associated with nausea, photosensitivity and vomiting. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: Mr. L, a 37-year-old Native American man with alcohol abuse disorder presented to the emergency room with sub-acute development over two days of ataxia, bilateral lower extremity paralysis and loss of sensation below [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:20:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

A RARE CASE OF MOG ANTIBODY POSITIVE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HEALTHY 4-YEAR-OLD

Case Presentation: A 4-year-old presented with persistent fever, headache and vomiting. History was significant for a 5 day febrile illness 1 month earlier and a family history positive for late-onset rheumatoid arthritis in a maternal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:27:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF MOG ANTIBODY POSITIVE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HEALTHY 4-YEAR-OLD

ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (with a CD4+ cell count of 5 cells/mm3) presented with new-onset seizures and headache in September 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Notably, the patient was admitted to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 64 year old female presented with fever, slurred speech and altered mental status. She had similar presentations twice in the past diagnosed as aseptic viral meningitis. Her past medical history included hypothyroidism, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Management of West Nile Virus Encephalitis with Bulbar Weakness in a Renal Transplant Recipient

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old-male with history of diabetes type 1 and renal transplant on immunosuppression presents with 2 weeks of weakness, anorexia, and cough. Initial exam revealed temperature 102.8 but was otherwise normal. He was [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Management of West Nile Virus Encephalitis with Bulbar Weakness in a Renal Transplant Recipient

MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 51-year-old male without prior medical or psychiatric history who developed altered sensorium, cognitive dysfunction, mutism and disorganized behavior of 3 weeks of evolution causing severe impairment over [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

NEUROLOGICAL MANIFESTATION OF CHIKUNGUNGYA VIRUS IN A PATIENT AFTER A CRUISE

Case Presentation: 68 year-old female presented with three days of progressively worsening myalgias, headaches, fevers after a cruise through Antica, Saint Martin, and Puerto Rico (PR). She also was confused and unable to walk. She [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:00+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NEUROLOGICAL MANIFESTATION OF CHIKUNGUNGYA VIRUS IN A PATIENT AFTER A CRUISE