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Abstract Number: 979

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

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+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: A CASE OF ISOLATED OCULAR SYPHILIS

Abstract Number: 476

‘A SIGHT TO BE SEEN’ – OCULAR SYPHILIS IN A PATIENT WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIV

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old man presents with painful, progressive bilateral vision loss which began two months prior, and was described as the patient feeling as if he were “looking through a straw”. He noted excruciating [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:12:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘A SIGHT TO BE SEEN’ – OCULAR SYPHILIS IN A PATIENT WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIV