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Abstract Number: 701

OH DEAR, IT’S LEMIERRE!

Case Presentation: A 20-year-old otherwise healthy male presented with a three day history of fever, sore throat, and myalgias. He was given supportive care and discharged home after testing negative for strep. He returned three [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:30-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on OH DEAR, IT’S LEMIERRE!

HM2018 Abstract Number: 640

DO NOT FORGET IT YET

Case Presentation: The patient is a 23 years old Hispanic male with no significant past medical history presented to the ED with the chief complaints of sore throat, headache, nausea, vomiting for 5 days. He [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:34-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DO NOT FORGET IT YET

HM2017 Abstract Number: 736

LEMIERRE’S SYNDROME: A POTENTIALLY DEADLY SORE THROAT

Case Presentation: A healthy 25-year-old man presented with 8 days of progressively worsening sore throat, fever and neck swelling which were unresponsive to 2 outpatient courses of clarithromycin.  On presentation, he was febrile, tachycardic, hypotensive, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:59:40-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on LEMIERRE’S SYNDROME: A POTENTIALLY DEADLY SORE THROAT