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Abstract Number: 736

DOUBLE WHAMMY: A RARE CASE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA AND STEVEN JOHNSON SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old male with past medical history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation, recently admitted for right calcaneal osteomyelitis complicated by vancomycin-resistant MRSA bacteremia, was discharged to a rehabilitation facility to complete a course [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:29-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DOUBLE WHAMMY: A RARE CASE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA AND STEVEN JOHNSON SYNDROME

Abstract Number: 675

AGRANULOCYTOSIS FROM OUTPATIENT ANTIMICROBIAL TREATMENT WITH CEFTRIAXONE

Case Presentation: A 72-year-old female was referred to the emergency department after being found to be neutropenic with an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of 165/mm^3 on outpatient laboratory analysis. She had been admitted one month [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:48-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AGRANULOCYTOSIS FROM OUTPATIENT ANTIMICROBIAL TREATMENT WITH CEFTRIAXONE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 364

A FIVE YEAR REVIEW OF SKIN INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

Background: Patients who have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are at a higher risk of infection compared to their healthy counterparts. This retrospective chart review aimed to elucidate the incidence and etiology of skin [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:32-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A FIVE YEAR REVIEW OF SKIN INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 528

AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF NEUTROPENIC FEVER

Case Presentation: A 24 year-old woman with history of breast cancer status post mastectomy and adjuvant chemoradiation therapy presented with one week of fevers and cervical lymph node enlargement. On presentation, she was febrile with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:24-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF NEUTROPENIC FEVER