Genotypic resistance testing was conducted after the patient failed her fourth regimen.
One potentially lethal pathogen to consider when making a treatment decision is Vibrio vulnificus.
Drug-induced acute pancreatitis has been reported as a possible side effect of more than 160 drugs.
While rare, physicians should be aware of the potentially life-threatening side effect.
The patient, a 32-year-old woman, had a history of depression and panic attacks which began after the birth of her first child.
Physical examination showed significant allodynia of patient’s right scapula and reduced pinprick sensation in her feet.
While most will respond to treatment, there are those that may never return back to baseline.
Careful monitoring and perhaps dose reductions may be necessary for patients during the pre- and postoperative period.
A cancer patient underwent intense scrutiny at the airport for carrying a prescribed bottle of ammonium lactate 12% cream.
This case is the first to reveal an association between this loop diuretic and bilateral angle-closure glaucoma.
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