Difficult Cases in ID: Fascinoma Edition

Richard L. Oehler, MD
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Category: Bacterial Infections, Central Nervous System Infections, Environmental ID, Immunocompromised Host, Mould Infections, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Tropical Infections
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Dr. Oehler discusses three fascinating patients from his archives involving cases that were good enough to publish in medical journals. He first discusses a 59 year old patient with a fever, headache, and a lytic bone infection. He next reviews a 49 year old homeless man with an aquatic cellulitis and an unusual bacteremia. Lastly, he shares the history on a 50 year old patient with acute graft thrombosis after eating at a mexican restaurant. In the process of discussing these cases, Dr. Oehler discusses the differential diagnosis of these presentations and the unusual syndromes that form the ultimate diagnoses.

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