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ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF A NOVEL SPECIES OF DISSEMINATED NOCARDIOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old male presented to the emergency department multiple times the month prior to admission with progressively worsening right ankle and wrist pain, generalized myalgia, fatigue and worsening hoarseness of voice. His past [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF A NOVEL SPECIES OF DISSEMINATED NOCARDIOSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOST

MASSES NOT AS THEY APPEAR: NOCARDIA MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANCY IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

Case Presentation: 61-year-old male with a known history of alcohol and tobacco abuse was admitted with 3 months history of headache, confusion, unsteady balance and unintentional weight loss. Laboratory tests included normal chemistry panel, complete [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MASSES NOT AS THEY APPEAR: NOCARDIA MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANCY IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

TICK-TOCK: A RACE TO DIAGNOSE ANAPLASMOSIS PHAGOCYTOPHILUM IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES

Case Presentation: Anaplasmosis phagocytophilum is a rare, emerging tick borne illness transmitted by the Ixodes Scapularis tick endemic to the North Central and Northeastern United States. With an incidence of 6.1 cases per million in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TICK-TOCK: A RACE TO DIAGNOSE ANAPLASMOSIS PHAGOCYTOPHILUM IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES