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A 63-year-old woman presented with fever, tachycardia and tachypnoea, with right sided chest and hypochondrial pain. Chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation and she was treated for community

“Alcohol detox” is a common presentation to acute medical services and is usually managed via standardised guidelines and protocols. We present a case of chlordiazepoxide toxicity, requiring repeated

A previously healthy 35-year old man presented to hospital with acute leg weakness following an alcohol binge. On assessment, tachycardia, urinary retention and bilateral upper and lower limb proximal

Levamisole-induced vasculitis (LIV) is becoming an increasingly common entity secondary to both rising cocaine use in the UK and high levels of adulteration of cocaine with various contaminants. We

Abstract MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamfetamine, Ecstasy) is a widely used recreational drug. We present a case of pneumomediastinum as a complication of MDMA use in a 21-year-old man with no previous

Abstract Unexplained fever and confusion is a common reason for emergency medical admission. When this occurs in the context of new urinary incontinence, a urinary tract infection may be considered

Abstract Chest pain with elevated serum troponin is a common clinical presentation and is normally managed as suspected myocardial infarction or acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We report a 49 year old

Abstract Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis is a rare drug-induced dermatosis with an incidence of 1-5 cases per million cases per year, characterised by the appearance of hundreds of sterile

A 62 year old Nepalese gentleman presented with left sided weakness and sensory loss. Initial brain CT scanning was suggestive of acute infarction but a subsequent MRI scan showed cysts with oedema.

Soft tissue infections with Scedosporium spp. are an uncommon but serious and emerging cause of infection in immunocompromised patients. Acute Medical Units (AMUs) in the UK are increasingly managing