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Abstract Number: 628

REPEAT OFFENSE: RECURRENT CNS HISTOPLASMOSIS

Case Presentation: IntroductionHistoplasmosis is a fungal infection caused by histoplasma capsulatum, a dimorphic fungus endemic in central and eastern United States. Even in immunocompromised patients, the reported incidence of CNS manifestations in disseminated histoplasmosis is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on REPEAT OFFENSE: RECURRENT CNS HISTOPLASMOSIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 686

ESPRIT DE SPORE: AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old man with inconsistently treated HIV infection presented with a progressive cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic chest pain over a two-week period which were associated with fevers, chills, night sweats, and a 40-pound [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:28:01+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on ESPRIT DE SPORE: AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF RESPIRATORY FAILURE