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Abstract Thyroid storm is a severe form of thyrotoxicosis. It is an uncommon condition but can be life-threatening. Most often it is seen in patients with a background history of thyroid disease and…

Abstract Leptospirosis is a rare notifiable disease with three major clinical manifestations: subclinical disease, a self limiting illness (90% cases) and Weil’s disease, a fulminant, life-threatening

Abstract Primary Adrenal Insufficiency is due to bilateral destruction of the adrenal cortex and has a prevalence of approximately 40-60 per million adults. 1 The commonest cause is autoimmune. 1 Prompt

Abstract Metformin Associated Lactic Acidoisis (MALA) has been reported to be a very rare but serious side effect of metformin treatment with a fatality rate of 50%. However, with the number of patients…

Abstract We report a rare case of bacterial pericarditis secondary to rupture of liver abscess into the pericardium. The patient presented with cardiac-sounding chest pain and with normal ECG, CXR and

A twenty year old female was referred to hospital by her GP, after he received the results of blood tests taken earlier in the day. She had presented to him complaining of malaise,…

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A 74 year gentleman was admitted with a 6 month history of dizzy spells, malaise, generalised weakness and weight loss of over a stone. He attributed his weight loss to poor appetite due…

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A 61 year old former paramedic presented to A&E complaining of palpitations. He was found to be in atrial fibrillation, which reverted spontaneously to sinus rhythm. A chest x-ray taken at that

Abstract A 52 year old patient, originally thought to have musculoskeletal chest pain was found to have features consistent with infective pleurisy on initial blood tests and chest x-ray, with a negative

Abstract This case study reports an uncommon cause of psoas abscess, a complication of pancreatic pseudocyst in a 75 years old man. A few other causes of psoas abscess and some complications of…