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A previously fit and well 19 year old male presents with a progressive ataxic – sensory neuropathy worsening over 2 – 3 weeks. History and investigations revealed extensive recreational

Cardiovascular signs and symptoms can prevail in both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Case 1: 30-year-old female with acute right heart failure as first manifestation of Graves’ disease. It illustrates

Non-traumatic rhabdomyolysis induced by alcohol appears to cause serious clinical implications and could result in catastrophic consequences. We describe a patient who developed rhabdomyolysis following

Abstract No reported cases to date describe herpes simplex virus (HSV) myelitis in association with cancer and chemo-radiation. We report a case of sub-acute HSV myelitis in a 54-year-old man receiving

A 51-year-old lady, with a background of an arachnoid cyst and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt in situ, presented to the Acute Medical Unit with a 2-day history of neck pain. She awoke from sleep with

The Osmotic demyelination syndrome (ODS) primarily occurs with rapid correction of severe hyponatraemia that has been present for more than two or three days. Some patients are, however at risk and

Abstract Olanzapine is an antipsychotic drug used in psychiatric diseases. At high doses it exhibits cardiovascular and neurological sideeffects in particular. Lipid emulsion therapy for the removal

Abstract Quinine has long been used for the treatment of conditions such as malaria and leg cramps, and is also present at low levels in some beverages; however, it can cause serious side effects….

Abstract Chest pain is an extremely common presenting complaint on the acute medical unit. It is important to distinguish between patients who have serious pathology and those without. Often, the focus

Abstract A 25-year-old Caucasian flight attendant with an extensive travel history presented with night sweats, fevers, weight loss and axillary and supraclavicular lymphadenopathy. Apart from surgical