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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

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