West Nile Virus

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A VIRUS THAT CAN MAKE YOU DANCE

Case Presentation: A 41-year-old gentleman with history of spinal trauma status post several spinal surgeries and chronic arachnoiditis presented to the emergency department reporting vertigo, generalized weakness, headache, and fever developing over the past two [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A VIRUS THAT CAN MAKE YOU DANCE

CONFUSION AND ATAXIA AFTER A TROPICAL VACATION: A CASE OF VIRAL NEURINVASIVE DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old Caucasian male with hypertension and diabetes mellitus presented to the emergency room with confusion, ataxia, and urinary retention after a 10-day cruise to Aruba. During the cruise, he developed fever, diarrhea, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:40+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CONFUSION AND ATAXIA AFTER A TROPICAL VACATION: A CASE OF VIRAL NEURINVASIVE DISEASE

UNVEILING THE MASKED FACIES: ACUTE PARKISONIAN FEATURES AS A MANIFESTATION OF WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: A 71 year-old man with no medical history presented in October with fevers, headache, neck stiffness, photophobia, and confusion for 3 days. Per family, patient was fully functional with no memory deficits at [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on UNVEILING THE MASKED FACIES: ACUTE PARKISONIAN FEATURES AS A MANIFESTATION OF WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS

West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease in a Patient with Orthotopic Heart Transplant

Case Presentation: The patient is a 78 year old male with a history of ischemic cardiomyopathy status-post orthotopic heart transplant on tacrolimus and mycophenolic acid, who presented to the emergency department with 4 days of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease in a Patient with Orthotopic Heart Transplant