Case Studies

Case Studies

Severe Abdominal Pain After BBQ

Severe Abdominal Pain After BBQ

With summer comes outdoor grilling, but patients should be careful when cleaning the grill with a wire barbecue brush due to cases of accidental ingestion of bristles.

Heavy Caffeine Use Leads to Mania

Heavy Caffeine Use Leads to Mania

Cases of caffeine-induced mania have been reported in published literature, but a case study in The American Journal on Addictions notes the first reported case of caffeine-induced mania in a patient specifically meeting the criteria for caffeine use disorder.

Neurological Complications Caused by "Skinny Jeans"

Neurological Complications Caused by "Skinny Jeans"

So-called "skinny jeans" (slim-fitting jeans tapered at the ankle) are a fashion statement to many but could also be a health risk when combined with excess squatting, according to a case report published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Multiple Drug Interaction in Patient Taking Antipsychotic, Other Routine Meds

Multiple Drug Interaction in Patient Taking Antipsychotic, Other Routine Meds

A case study highlights the risk of a multiple drug interaction in a patient who experienced elevated clozapine blood levels, eosinophilia, and pericarditis with pericardial effusion when she was administered clozapine while also receiving antifungal treatments and oral contraceptives (OCs).

Antidepressant-PPI Interaction Leads to Heart Trouble

Antidepressant-PPI Interaction Leads to Heart Trouble

Although there have previously been no reported cases of an interaction between trazodone and omeprazole, a new report is believed to be the first instance of reversible second-degree Mobitz type 1 atrioventricular (AV) block with concomitant use of trazodone and omeprazole.

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