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Abstract Number: 930

HOG HUNTING GONE WILD: A RARE ZOONOSIS CAUGHT CLOSE TO HOME

Case Presentation: A 57-year-old man with past medical history of hypertension and left partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma presented to the emergency department with several days of fevers, diarrhea, and fatigue. On examination, the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HOG HUNTING GONE WILD: A RARE ZOONOSIS CAUGHT CLOSE TO HOME

Abstract Number: 603

AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF CONFUSION AND MENTAL FATIGUE: A CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 48 year-old Guatemalan male presented with malaise, anorexia, 20-pound weight loss. Three weeks prior, he had fever, chills, emesis and diarrhea. A thorough history revealed that the patient was having [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF CONFUSION AND MENTAL FATIGUE: A CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 846

QUERY FEVER- STILL QUESTIONABLY UNDERESTIMATED CAUSE OF ZOONOTIC FEVER

Case Presentation: 19-year-old slaughterhouse worker from Pennsylvania presented to the hospital with recurrent episodes of fever, myalgias, dysphagia, headache, and diarrhea. He denied recent travel, tick bites and sick contacts. He was febrile at 102.6F [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:46+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on QUERY FEVER- STILL QUESTIONABLY UNDERESTIMATED CAUSE OF ZOONOTIC FEVER