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A NEARLY-MISSED OPPORTUNITY: DIAGNOSING EPIDURAL ABSCESS DURING RESOLVING ENCEPHALOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 59 year-old woman with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and end-stage kidney disease on hemodialysis presented with altered mental status and a suprapatellar abscess. Following irrigation and debridement, her course was complicated by septic [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A NEARLY-MISSED OPPORTUNITY: DIAGNOSING EPIDURAL ABSCESS DURING RESOLVING ENCEPHALOPATHY