Case Reports Section
An acute presentation of haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis due to visceral leishmaniasis in a British adult returning traveller
A 62-year old British Caucasian woman normally resident in Spain presented with fever and pancytopaenia after returning to the UK. Her symptoms persisted despite broad-spectrum antibiotics, and she
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a common cause for admission in Emergency Department. Its treatment is well defined. Nevertheless, in some cases, type I diabetes combines with auto-immune polyendocrine
Delayed onset of liver injury after intentional chloroform overdose: a case report and literature review
Chloroform is a recognised cause of acute liver injury, although now rarely encountered in clinical practice. We present a case of inhalational chloroform self-poisoning in a 47-year-old man that presented
Life threatening pembrolizumabinduced myositis in a patient treated for advanced adenocarcinoma of the lung
The advent of immunotherapy in oncology has led to the emergence of a new spectrum of adverse effects. A number of these have the potential to contribute to life-threatening outcomes; and therefore
A 61 year old male presented with a one-week history of abdominal pain and loose stools. He had recently received treatment for cellulitis with flucloxacillin. He was anuric on presentation requiring
Dystonia takes many forms and often presents acutely to emergency care. The diagnosis is often delayed because it mimics other more common conditions. This report describes a patient with a rare occupational
A 51-year old Caucasian male was admitted to the hospital with a history of breathlessness of one month duration. Prior to this he had been well. He complained that the shortness of breath…Please log in or register to see more.
Nocardiosis, a rare infection occurring mostly in immunosuppressed patients can present with neurological complications including cerebral abscess formation, and is associated with high morbidity and
A 41 year-old man, recently returned from Thailand, presented with bilateral shoulder pain and weakness, fever greater than 38 degrees and coryzal symptoms. He had no significant past medical history.