What is New with Bordetella?
Shamsuddin Anwar MD, Allison Glaser MD and Mahreen Anwar
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2019
A 27-year-old HIV-1 positive male was admitted in September 2018 for sudden onset of vomiting and diarrhea and was conservatively managed for positive Norovirus on a Gastrointestinal PCR panel. It was anticipated to start him on ibalizumab intravenous infusions and enfuvirtide upon discharge and a PICC line was placed in the right internal jugular vein. On the third day of line placement, he developed a fever with mild respiratory symptoms. His respiratory PCR panel for Rhino/Enterovirus was pos...
Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia: A Pediatric Case
Irene Rutigliano, MD, Sara Gorgoglione, MD, Anna Pacilio, MD, Carmela De Meco, MD and Michele Carmine Sacco, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 20, 2019
A 12-year-old nonsmoking asthmatic girl was admitted for general malaise and dry fatiguing cough. Diagnostic course reveled marked hypereosinophilia and chest radiography indicated multifocal and circumscribed bilateral pulmonary areas of consolidation. Bronchoscopy excluded the presence of neoplastic cells but marked hypereosinophilia was found in bronchoalveolar lavage. The increased number of eosinophils in blood and in bronchoalveolar lavage, the radiological findings were suggestive of Chro...
Staphylococcemia due to Cosmetic Doping: An Important Etiology of Fever of Undetermined Origin
Ronisie Duarte de Oliveira, Raquel Rodrigues Ferreira Rocha de Alencar, Bruno Vianei Real Antonio, Andre Luiz Tiuba Mendonca and Aryadine Allinne Machado de Miranda
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 13, 2019
A new problem, called cosmetic doping, has been inserted globally for some decades, and has grown in importance in Brazil in recent years, affecting athletes and non-athletes. The cosmetic doping consists in the use of oily substances by the intramuscular route to increase volumetrically the muscle, which can lead to the formation of oil deposits in the muscle, called oleomas, necrosis, physical deformities and even death. We present a 31-year-old male patient who sought the emergency room with ...
Frank-Ter Haar Syndrome, Report of a Case with a Novel Mutation from Iran
Z Hadipour, F Hadipour, H van Bokhoven, R Hennekam and Y Shafeghati
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 10, 2019
Frank-ter Haar syndrome is a genetic disease that is transmitted by autosomal recessive pattern with characteristic features such as megalocornea or glaucoma, a developmental delay and multiple congenital anomalies. It was first recognized as a separate entity by Frank, et al. and subsequently confirmed by ter Haar, et al. The main characteristics are brachycephaly, wide fontanels, prominent forehead, hypertelorism, prominent eyes, megalocornea with or without glaucoma, full cheeks, small chin, ...