September 2020 Case of the Month September 2020 Case of the Month A 57-year-old male with hypertension and hypercholesterolemia underwent tissue aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve. Six months later, he presented to an outside hospital with sudden acute abdominal pain and lower extremity pain and weakness. He reported a four-month history of right neck pain, and two months of low-grade fevers, sweats, malaise and dysphagia. He was born in Mexico and migrated to the United States 14 years prior. He lived in an urban area of South Carolina and worked as a landscaper.

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August 2020 Case of the Month August 2020 Case of the Month A 75-year old women presented with fever and an unproductive cough which had been present for seven days. She had chronic lymphatic leukemia which was currently successfully treated with ibrutinib for almost one year.

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July 2020 Case of the Month July 2020 Case of the Month A 40-year-old man brought to the emergency department by the EMS with altered mental status of 4 days, hypothermia, an area of pain and swelling on his left hand.

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June 2020 Case of the Month June 2020 Case of the Month A 23-year-old man with Stage IV nodular sclerosing Hodgkin’s lymphoma was admitted with fever and erythema of his left leg that had not responded to standard antibiotic therapy.

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May 2020 Case of the Month May 2020 Case of the Month A 68 year old male was admitted for ultrasonic lithotripsy. He had developed chronic renal stones in the setting of suprapubic catheter placement for neurogenic bladder. Subsequent recurrent urinary tract infections were managed with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole suppressive therapy. Medical history was notable for multiple sclerosis, and diabetes mellitus managed with oral hypoglycemic agents.

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