Murine Typhus

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I SMELL A RAT: AN UNRECOGNIZED CAUSE OF FEVER, LEUKOCYTOSIS, AND TRANSAMINITIS

Case Presentation: An 80-year-old man with psoriasis on ustekinumab and type 2 diabetes mellitus (A1c 5.9) presented with seven days of fever. Two weeks prior to presentation, he underwent epidural steroid injection to the cervical [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:17:29+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on I SMELL A RAT: AN UNRECOGNIZED CAUSE OF FEVER, LEUKOCYTOSIS, AND TRANSAMINITIS

Negating a Negative: The Role of Clinical Suspicion in Treating Murine Typhus

Case Presentation: A 71 year-old woman with a past medical history of hypertension was admitted with generalized fatigue, weakness, and decreased concentration and memory for a week and a half. During this time, she also [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Negating a Negative: The Role of Clinical Suspicion in Treating Murine Typhus