Category Archives: Infectious Disease
An 18 year old female college freshman presents to the Emergency Department with fever for 8 hours, headache and diffuse myalgias. Her maximium temperature has been 102.8° F (39.3 C) and she has vomited five times. She is mildly tachycardic, … Continue reading Un dia mas javier cardenas ha lanzado unos cuantos recaditos.
An 11 month old male is brought into the ED by his mother with fever as high as 104.5° Fahrenheit (40.3 C) and vomiting for the last 12 hours. He has made fewer-than-usual wet diapers today and has vomited after … Continue reading
A 44 year old female presented to a community emergency department complaining of an abscess on her lateral right thigh that had been increasing in size for the last 2 days. She reported having been kicked in that leg a … Continue reading
Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the heart frequently resulting from viral infections and post-viral immune-mediated responses. The immune reaction in all forms of myocarditis causes structural and functional abnormalities in cardiomyocytes, which causes regional or global contractile impairment, chamber … Continue reading