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‘A SIGHT TO BE SEEN’ – OCULAR SYPHILIS IN A PATIENT WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIV

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old man presents with painful, progressive bilateral vision loss which began two months prior, and was described as the patient feeling as if he were “looking through a straw”. He noted excruciating [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:12:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘A SIGHT TO BE SEEN’ – OCULAR SYPHILIS IN A PATIENT WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIV

A CONSTERNATING CONSTELLATION: GASTRITIS, COLITIS, AND DERMATITIS IN AN HIV-POSITIVE MALE

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on antiretroviral therapy presented with an anterior mediastinal mass on computed tomography (CT). A biopsy was not concerning for a malignant or infectious process, and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CONSTERNATING CONSTELLATION: GASTRITIS, COLITIS, AND DERMATITIS IN AN HIV-POSITIVE MALE

A KICK OUT OF KICS

Case Presentation: Mr. J is a 47 year old male with a history of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (CD4 count of 183), chronic kidney disease stage 3 (baseline creatinine of 1.5 mg/dL) and Castleman Disease [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A KICK OUT OF KICS

A RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA FROM IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATION SYNDROME: A CONUNDRUM FOR CLINICIANS

Case Presentation: A 30 year-old MSM with a newly diagnosed HIV presented with shortness of breath and cough. He stated that he became sick 5 weeks ago at which point he made an appointment to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA FROM IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATION SYNDROME: A CONUNDRUM FOR CLINICIANS

A RARE CASE OF NEUROSYPHILIS PRESENTING WITH MENINGITIS AND OCULAR INVOLVEMENT IN AN HIV PATIENT WITH NEW ONSET SYPHILIS

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old male presented with a five-day history of intermittent frontal and retro-orbital headaches, blurry vision, photophobia associated with redness, tearing and pain of the left eye. His medical history was remarkable for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF NEUROSYPHILIS PRESENTING WITH MENINGITIS AND OCULAR INVOLVEMENT IN AN HIV PATIENT WITH NEW ONSET SYPHILIS

AN UNCOMMON CASE OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE FROM HEPATITIS A WITH SUCCESSFUL LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Case Presentation: 28 year old male with history of HIV (since 2015, well controlled with last CD4 > 1,000 on Genvoya) presents with non-specific complaints of fevers, chills, headache, nausea and vomiting for several days. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNCOMMON CASE OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE FROM HEPATITIS A WITH SUCCESSFUL LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

AN UNEXPECTED MAC ATTACK!

Case Presentation:  A 32-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with a painful and swollen right ankle. The patient had been well until 6 weeks ago when he developed a sprain followed by worsening [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:24:27+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNEXPECTED MAC ATTACK!

AN UNUSUAL PLACE TO FIND SHIGELLA

Case Presentation: A 41 year old African American man history presented with 8 months of diarrhea with tenesmus. He had no past medical history and took no home medications. He also complained of cough and [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:14:11+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL PLACE TO FIND SHIGELLA

DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH DYSPHAGIA: TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS IN HIGH-RISK SUBJECTS

Case Presentation: Patient is a 48-year-old man who presented with dysphagia, weight loss and diffuse skin rash. He reported a large, non-tender lesion on his nose, and similar-appearing lesions on his thorax, extremities, face and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DISSEMINATED KAPOSI SARCOMA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH DYSPHAGIA: TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS IN HIGH-RISK SUBJECTS

Infectious Sacroiliitis As a Cause of Lower Back Pain in an Immunocompromised Patient

Case Presentation: 43 year old HIV positive, type I diabetic female (on lopinavir-ritonavir, efavirenz; last CD4 count 942; negative viral load), presented to Emergency Department (ED) with lower back pain radiating bilaterally to buttocks for [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Infectious Sacroiliitis As a Cause of Lower Back Pain in an Immunocompromised Patient

IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented with five days of abdominal pain and lower extremity aching. He also reported subjective fevers, headache, emesis, and decreased appetite with a five-pound [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:47+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT