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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

Late HIV diagnosis is the most important predictor of HIV-related morbidity and mortality in the UK and often results from missed testing opportunities during earlier contact with health services.

Abstract Acute mitral regurgitation (acute MR) is a rare cause of acute respiratory distress, which can present diagnostic challenges. We present the case of a 57 year old man who developed acute shortness

Abstract Introduction: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare prion disease classically manifesting with rapidly progressive dementia, abnormal movements and typical electroencephalographic (EEG)

Abstract Severe hypertension is a well-recognised cause for acute medical admission, and can have serious consequences if untreated. We present a 48 year old patient in whom coarctation of the aorta

Abstract Acquired Haemophilia (AH) is an autoimmune bleeding disorder, which despite being rare, can be fatal. It occurs in patients with previously normal haemostasis who spontaneously develop IgG

Abstract Headache with neurological deficit and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lymphocytosis (HaNDL) syndrome is an important diagnosis to consider in patients presenting with the relevant features to acute

Abstract An asymptomatic 81-year-old woman was referred by her general practitioner regarding a pulse-oximetry oxygen saturation (SpO2) of 74%. An arterial blood gas analysis (ABG) on air showed PaO2