June 2021 Case of the Month June 2021 Case of the Month A 59-year-old man was admitted with five days of diffuse body pain involving shoulders, arms, legs, chest, and back associated with fatigue and generalized weakness.

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May 2021 Case of the Month May 2021 Case of the Month A 70-year-old female with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and prolonged neutropenia, status post 5 cycles of azacitidine and venetoclax, presented to the emergency department with two days of swelling around the left eye and progressively worsening pain of the eye, especially with eye movement.

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December 2020 Case of the Month December 2020 Case of the Month 60 yo white male has experienced largely non-productive cough for over 2 years. He reports occasional sputum production and streaky hemoptysis. Has severe DOE with 20 yds walking before becoming SOB.

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November 2020 Case of the Month November 2020 Case of the Month A 48-year-old female with type 2 diabetes mellitus and stage IV diffuse large B cell lymphoma complicated by secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) was admitted to a tertiary care center for management of neutropenic fever.

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October 2020 Case of the Month October 2020 Case of the Month A 59-year-old male in-patient developed persistent fever and cough after 11 days of neutropenia following two cycles of chemotherapy for Hodgkins Lymphoma. The patient’s Hodgkins Lymphoma developed as Richters-Transformation (RT) from an underlying Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). The latter was treated with ibrutinib as third line therapy until the diagnosis of RT. During in-hospital treatment, the patient developed a skin-lesion on the left lower leg and, simultaneously, fever and cough.

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