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ABSCESSED WITH STERILITY: ASEPTIC ABSCESSES AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old African American female with history of colitis presented with dyspnea and cough. Workup revealed a pleural-based left upper lobe mass and mediastinal lymphadenopathy. She denied exposure to mold, fungus, chemicals, inhalants, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ABSCESSED WITH STERILITY: ASEPTIC ABSCESSES AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: 42-year-old woman with a history of pulmonary embolism and Antiphospholipid syndrome on lifelong anticoagulation with warfarin presented with severe neck pain and headache for five days. Examination revealed an ill appearing woman, febrile [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:08:28+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old previously healthy Nigerian male presented to the ED with fevers for three weeks. He denied any chronic medical conditions, prior surgeries, or travel in the past year. He had initially presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

FEVER AFTER INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

Case Presentation: CG is a previously healthy 25M who presented with one week of high-grade fevers, abdominal pain, and worsening fatigue despite outpatient evaluation and treatment with Tamiflu. Travel history was significant for visiting family [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:49:35+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FEVER AFTER INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

FEVER AND LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A RETURNING TRAVELER: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF A RARE DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 19-year old Caucasian female with a history of atopic dermatitis and mild asthma developed an erythematous maculopapular rash on her bilateral palms and wrists, right-sided tender cervical lymphadenopathy, and nightly fevers and [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:11:01+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FEVER AND LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A RETURNING TRAVELER: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF A RARE DISEASE

FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?

Case Presentation: A healthy 50 year-old high school teacher with a past surgical history significant for elective bilateral breast augmentation presented to clinic for a 2-month history of dry cough unresponsive to steroids. She reported [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:28:25+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?