Ocular syphilis

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Abstract Number: 631

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: A CASE OF ISOLATED OCULAR SYPHILIS

Case Presentation: A 24-year old woman presented to the emergency department with three days of decreased vision after she sustained blunt trauma to her face during a physical altercation. Social history was notable for methamphetamine [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:34-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: A CASE OF ISOLATED OCULAR SYPHILIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 741

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 | 2018-03-19T13:16:24-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IR-RASH-IONAL FEAR

HM2018 Abstract Number: 833

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 | 2018-03-19T13:14:21-04:00 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.