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PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE DUE TO PURULENT BACTERIAL PERICARDITIS WITH THORACIC EMPYEMA AND MSSA BACTEREMIA

Case Presentation: A 68 year old caucasian female presented to the emergency department with 1 week of fever, chest pain, and dyspnea. On exam, she appeared cachectic and toxic . Her temperature was 101F, heart [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PERICARDIAL TAMPONADE DUE TO PURULENT BACTERIAL PERICARDITIS WITH THORACIC EMPYEMA AND MSSA BACTEREMIA

UREMIC PERICARDITIS: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES IN A NOW-UNCOMMON SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 47 year-old man presented with two weeks of dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain and acutely worsening renal function. His medical history included type 2 diabetes mellitus with resultant diabetic nephropathy. The patient had [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on UREMIC PERICARDITIS: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES IN A NOW-UNCOMMON SYNDROME