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Abstract Number: 1068

‘CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE TICK KIND’: A CASE OF ANAPLASMOSIS MIMICKING SEPTIC SHOCK

Case Presentation: An 87-year-old man with a history of osteoarthritis with recent knee injection presented with malaise, chills, and fever to 102.2°F for three days. He described an abrupt onset of chills and fever at [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE TICK KIND’: A CASE OF ANAPLASMOSIS MIMICKING SEPTIC SHOCK

Abstract Number: 1017

DOUBLE STRIKE: LYME AND BABESIA COINFECTION PRESENTING LETHALLY AS SEPTIC SHOCK IN A HEALTHY MALE

Case Presentation: A 60-year old male gardener presented with generalized body aches, night sweats, chills, malaise, fevers and headache (frontal and occipital) intermittently for a month. He reported abdominal pain, dyspnea, joint stiffness and myalgia. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DOUBLE STRIKE: LYME AND BABESIA COINFECTION PRESENTING LETHALLY AS SEPTIC SHOCK IN A HEALTHY MALE

Abstract Number: 846

BURKHOLDERIA INFECTIONS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS EMERGING AS A CHALLENGE FOR PHYSICIANS

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old diabetic male came with chief complains of fever since last 15 days and swelling of left knee joint since last 3 days. Patient was put on amoxicillin-clavulinic acid along with regular [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BURKHOLDERIA INFECTIONS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS EMERGING AS A CHALLENGE FOR PHYSICIANS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 815

This Friendship Isn’t Working For Me: Septic Shock Secondary to Lactobacillus acidophilus Bacteremia

Case Presentation: A 37 year old woman with past medical history of septic shock secondary to urinary tract infection (UTI), systemic lupus erythematosus treated with oral prednisone 10 mg/day, functional quadriplegia due to transverse myelitis, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Friendship Isn’t Working For Me: Septic Shock Secondary to Lactobacillus acidophilus Bacteremia

HM2018 Abstract Number: 873

DOUBLE STRIKE- A CASE OF BABESIOSIS AND ANAPLASMOSIS PRESENTING AS SEVERE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA AND SEPTIC SHOCK IN A HEALTHY 25 YEAR OLD MALE

Case Presentation: A healthy, pleasant 25 years old male, dog-owner, with Down syndrome presented with generalized malaise, intermittent fevers, chills, sweating, abdominal pain, intermittent neck pain that progressively worsened over a week. His fever was [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DOUBLE STRIKE- A CASE OF BABESIOSIS AND ANAPLASMOSIS PRESENTING AS SEVERE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA AND SEPTIC SHOCK IN A HEALTHY 25 YEAR OLD MALE