A 74 year old female with a history of coronary artery disease and immobility due to body habitus presented to her primary care provider with pleuritic chest pain, concerning for pulmonary embolism. A...See details
INTRO: Pheochromocytomas are tumors of chromaffin cells that arise from the adrenal gland. They can, however arise in 10-20% of the cases from sympathetic tissue outside the adrenals and are then call...See details
ABSTRACT A 60-year-old male presented with complaints of dyspnea, intermittent fever, and 40 pounds of weight loss over the previous nine months and was admitted for acute hypoxemic respiratory fai...See details
A 41 year old female with a history of cervical squamous cell carcinoma and pulmonic stenosis was admitted following a 2 week history of fever and shortness of breath. Family and social history were u...See details
This is an unfortunate case of a young male who acquired a septic arthritis of his right shoulder following one of two arthrograms. Sterile technigue was followed for both procedures and no cause was ...See details
ABSTRACT Hydrothorax is an uncommon but well-recognized complication of pediatric peritoneal dialysis (PD). Experience with pediatric patients on PD who develop hydrothorax is limited and diagnostic ...See details
A previously well 60-year-old man presented with diarrhea to his general practitioner. He was found to have a painless epigastric mass and was referred to our institution for further investigation. La...See details
Vesicovaginal reflux (VVR) which is retrograde flow of urine into the vaginal vault during voiding is the commonest cause of urocolpos in the absence of vaginal obstruction. Diagnosis of this conditio...See details
Propionibacterium acnes septic arthritis following one of two shoulder arthrograms. This is a rare pathogen for shoulder infections and is possibly related to a recent tattoo that the patient had acqu...See details
CASE: A three-year-old male presented with a one-week history of fussiness, lack of appetite, intermittent nausea and vomiting, and a one-day history of fever. Five weeks prior, he had a VP shunt p...See details
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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most common obesity surgery procedure at this moment. Many of patients undergoing the procedure are women of reproductive age. This carries a risk for deve...See details