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A RARE CASE OF NEUROSYPHILIS PRESENTING WITH MENINGITIS AND OCULAR INVOLVEMENT IN AN HIV PATIENT WITH NEW ONSET SYPHILIS

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old male presented with a five-day history of intermittent frontal and retro-orbital headaches, blurry vision, photophobia associated with redness, tearing and pain of the left eye. His medical history was remarkable for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF NEUROSYPHILIS PRESENTING WITH MENINGITIS AND OCULAR INVOLVEMENT IN AN HIV PATIENT WITH NEW ONSET SYPHILIS

Blind to the diagnosis: a case of undetected neurosyphilis presenting as unilateral central scotoma.

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old man who has sex with men (MSM) with extensive cerebrovascular history, including non-traumatic internal carotid artery dissection, cerebrovascular accident (CVA) with left-sided hemiparesis, Circle of Willis aneurysm, presented with acute painless [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Blind to the diagnosis: a case of undetected neurosyphilis presenting as unilateral central scotoma.

IR-RASH-IONAL FEAR

Case Presentation: A 58 year old man, who has sex with men, presented with three weeks of blurred vision. During this period he also noted fevers, malaise, and headache. Physical exam revealed a patchy erythematous [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IR-RASH-IONAL FEAR