Osteomyelitis

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A GOOD RUN OF BAD LUCK: A CASE OF OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE PUBIC SYMPHYSIS IN A YOUNG ATHLETE

Case Presentation: Patient is a 20-year-old female with no significant past medical history who presented with groin pain and fever. She is a college athlete who runs ten miles daily. Two weeks prior to presentation, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:45+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A GOOD RUN OF BAD LUCK: A CASE OF OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE PUBIC SYMPHYSIS IN A YOUNG ATHLETE

AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF POTT’S PUFFY TUMOR: LATENT NOCARDIA OSTEOMYELITIS FROM PREVIOUS TRAUMA

Case Presentation: The patient is a 51 year old female with a past medical history of asthma, who presented with worsening, constant, right-sided frontal headaches for 1 month. Her headaches were associated with periorbital swelling [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF POTT’S PUFFY TUMOR: LATENT NOCARDIA OSTEOMYELITIS FROM PREVIOUS TRAUMA

CEFEPIME ENCEPHALOPATHY VS. UREMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY – A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE IN ACUTE RENAL FAILURE ON PROLONGED ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

Case Presentation: A 69 year old male was brought to the emergency department from a rehabilitation facility with altered mental status. Two months ago, he had been admitted for lumbar osteomyelitis for which he was [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:53:12+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CEFEPIME ENCEPHALOPATHY VS. UREMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY – A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE IN ACUTE RENAL FAILURE ON PROLONGED ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

Group B Streptococcus Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis of the Sternoclavicular Joint in a Healthy Postpartum Woman

Case Presentation:  A 38-year-old para 2 healthy female presented with left shoulder pain 4 weeks after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery at 41 weeks gestation.  Rectovaginal swab and culture obtained at 37 weeks gestation was negative [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Group B Streptococcus Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis of the Sternoclavicular Joint in a Healthy Postpartum Woman

MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS PUBIC SYMPHYSIS OSTEOMYELITIS IN THE SETTING OF INTRAVESICAL BCG THERAPY

Case Presentation: The patient is a 70 year-old male with history of superficial transitional cell bladder cancer status post transurethral resection of bladder tumor, chemotherapy, and multiple courses of intravesical BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) therapy-- most [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS PUBIC SYMPHYSIS OSTEOMYELITIS IN THE SETTING OF INTRAVESICAL BCG THERAPY

UTILITY OF DIAGNOSTIC BONE BIOPSIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOMYELITIS THROUGH RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS: HOW GOLDEN IS THE GOLD STANDARD?

Background: Bone biopsy is considered the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis (OM), but few studies have investigated the extent to which it influences antimicrobial therapy in non-vertebral bones. The purpose of this [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on UTILITY OF DIAGNOSTIC BONE BIOPSIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOMYELITIS THROUGH RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS: HOW GOLDEN IS THE GOLD STANDARD?