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“POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

Case Presentation: A 62 year old woman with a history of hypertension suddenly developed a headache starting 3 days after receiving the influenza vaccine. The headache worsened and was associated with nausea, photosensitivity and vomiting. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

FAINT… FALL… FLU? – SYNCOPE AS AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF INFLUENZA INFECTION

Case Presentation: Case 1 is a 55 year-old healthy man who was brought to the ER after co-workers witnessed him slump down while seated and lose consciousness for 30 seconds. The patient recalled feeling “uneasy” [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:12:34+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FAINT… FALL… FLU? – SYNCOPE AS AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF INFLUENZA INFECTION

INFLUENZA A INDUCED PANCYTOPENIA

Case Presentation: The following case highlights a rare complication, pancytopenia, in a common disease entity, Influenza A. A 73-year-old Mandarin speaking male with a past medical history of diabetes presented to the emergency department following [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on INFLUENZA A INDUCED PANCYTOPENIA

TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME DUE TO RESISTANT GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS IN THE SETTING OF INFLUENZA B COINFECTION

Case Presentation: A healthy 48-year-old male presented to the emergency department with fever, joint pain, fatigue, malaise, and oliguria. One week prior he had been seen at an urgent care clinic for fevers, chills, nasal [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:05:42+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME DUE TO RESISTANT GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS IN THE SETTING OF INFLUENZA B COINFECTION