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Case Studies

Clinical Suspicion Leads to Uncommon Diagnosis in Patient With High Fever

Clinical Suspicion Leads to Uncommon Diagnosis in Patient With High Fever

A new case study in the journal Case Reports in Medicine emphasizes that a broad differential diagnosis for fever should be considered after a patient with an elevated fever and rigidity was eventually diagnosed with neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) linked to use of certain psychiatric medications.

Misdiagnosis of T2DM Reported in Patient With Hb Wayne

Misdiagnosis of T2DM Reported in Patient With Hb Wayne

Type 2 diabetes can be misdiagnosed in patients with hemoglobin (Hb) Wayne, according to a case report published in Diabetes Care.

T1D Patient Develops Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Starting Obesity Drug

T1D Patient Develops Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Starting Obesity Drug

Amphetamine-like analogues as a short term adjunct in management of exogenous obesity have several absolute contraindications like history of cardiovascular disease and hyperthyroidism, but not diabetes. A case study in Case Reports in Endocrinology describes a patient with a history of type 1 diabetes who experienced diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) after starting diethylpropion HCI for weight loss.

Rare But Life-Threating Delayed Postpartum Hemorrhage After C-Section

Rare But Life-Threating Delayed Postpartum Hemorrhage After C-Section

Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm has been described after cesarean delivery and can result in life-threatening hemorrhage if untreated.

Did A Mosquito Bite Cause This Patient's Vision Loss?

Did A Mosquito Bite Cause This Patient's Vision Loss?

Vision problems may be an underreported effect of chikungunya fever after a patient who contracted the illness suffered from permanent vision loss after her right optic nerve swelled as part of her body's inflammatory reaction to the virus.

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