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A RARE CASE OF SIMULTANEOUSLY OCCURRING PULMONARY FUNGAL INFECTIONS

Case Presentation: Our patient was a 56 year-old immunocompromised male with a history of active CML (Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia) on active chemotherapy who was undergoing treatment with doxycycline and fluconazole for actinomycosis and coccidioidomycosis diagnosed [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:17:39+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF SIMULTANEOUSLY OCCURRING PULMONARY FUNGAL INFECTIONS

AN UNUSUAL SKIN MANIFESTATION IN A PATIENT WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 55-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus, metastatic renal cell carcinoma to brain and bone despite left nephrectomy and multiple cycles of chemotherapy and recent immunotherapy with nivolumab presented 3 weeks post [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:44+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL SKIN MANIFESTATION IN A PATIENT WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

BREAKTHROUGH INVASIVE PULMONARY SCOPULARIOPSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Case Presentation: A 59-year old man presented with high grade fever (102 F), non-productive cough, and malaise for two months duration. His medical history was significant for of relapsing Chronic lymphocytic leukemia; on chemotherapy, Chronic [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BREAKTHROUGH INVASIVE PULMONARY SCOPULARIOPSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

CNS CRYPTOCOCCOMA: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPTOCOCCUS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 36 year old male from Central America who immigrated to the United States ten years ago presented with cough and headache accompanied with fevers. He did not have any past medical conditions. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CNS CRYPTOCOCCOMA: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPTOCOCCUS IN AN HIV PATIENT

DOUBLE TROUBLE: A CASE OF CONCOMITANT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

Case Presentation: Pneumonia in an immunocompromised individual has a broad differential; the initial work-up and selection of antimicrobials can be challenging. We present a case of concomitant pulmonary nocardiosis and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP). A [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:23:01+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on DOUBLE TROUBLE: A CASE OF CONCOMITANT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Background: Data is emerging on the efficacy of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) for recurrent clostridium difficile infection (CDI) management with success rates of 80-90% in general population. Immunocompromised patients continue to be excluded from randomized [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

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