Case Studies

Case Studies

Drug Likely Culprit in STEMI in Female Patient

Drug Likely Culprit in STEMI in Female Patient

Leuprolide, a gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist has been linked to ischemic heart disease and angina in men but a few cases have been reported in women. A case study in Case Reports in Medicine reports on a premenopausal woman with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) while on leuprolide therapy.

Opioid Abuse Leads to Hearing Loss

Opioid Abuse Leads to Hearing Loss

A case study published in Pharmacotherapy discusses a rare but possibly underreported adverse effect associated with oxymorphone abuse, namely acute reversible hearing loss following inhalation of oxymorphone extended-release formulation.

Citrin Deficiency Mimics Anorexia in Pediatric Patient

Citrin Deficiency Mimics Anorexia in Pediatric Patient

The clinical features of citrin deficiency (CD) may mimic those of anorexia nervosa (AN), according to a case report published in Pediatrics.

Common Antibiotic Spurs Rare But Deadly Neurotoxicity

Common Antibiotic Spurs Rare But Deadly Neurotoxicity

Metronidazole-induced encephalopathy (MIE) is uncommon but usually reversible with treatment cessation. However, a case study in Neurocritical Care is the second reported death in a patient who developed severe neurotoxicity with widespread MRI abnormalities following treatment with systemic metronidazole.

Virus Mimics Premature Rupture of Membrane

Virus Mimics Premature Rupture of Membrane

Unique presentation of herpes simplex virus infection in pregnancy can be misdiagnosed as premature rupture of membranes (PROM), according to a case report published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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