Infectious Disease Cases

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

Lungs

Pneumonia and Septic Shock, correct placement of TLC

Pneumonia Complicated with Empyema and Abscess

Recurrent Pneumonia due to IgG and IgM Deficiency

Pneumonia and Metabolic Acidosis in a 35 kg man

Hemoptysis in a Patient with Lingular Pneumonia

Massive Left-Sided Pleural Effusion

Pulmonary Coccidiomycosis

Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenoma In A Patient With Multiorgan Involvement Sarcoidosis

Heart

Double Hit – Right and Left-Sided Endocarditis in a Heroin Abuser

Staphylococcus Aureus Prostatic Abscess Complicated By Infective Endocarditis

Skin

Diabetic Foot Infection of Stasis Ulcers

Abdomen and Liver

Liver Abscess Which Presented as Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)

Bloody Ascites and Gas Under the Diaphragm

Right upper quadrant (RUQ) pain due to cholangitis

Other

Patient with Multiple Symptoms for Six Years Finally Diagnosed with AIDS

Amphotericin B Nephrotoxicity

Antibiotics for Periodontal Disease (Gingivitis)

Empiric Treatment of Common Infections

Images in Clinical Medicine

Related reading

Johns Hopkins ABX Guide
FUO work-up example in a NYTimes article
Chronic meningococcemia. 'You're Very Ill' Takes a Sudden Turn to 'You're Very Lucky'. NYTimes. March 21, 2006.
Infectious Disease Cases for Educational Purposes: Open-Access Resources on the Internet. Matthew E. Falagas, Efthymia A. Karveli, and George Panos. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007;45:495-500. Full text PDF.
The Perpetual Challenge of Infectious Diseases. NEJM review, 2012.

JAMA Patient Page

Syphilis. JAMA, 02/2009.
Bed Bugs. JAMA, 03/2009.

Published: 01/19/2005
Updated: 02/06/2012

6 comments:

  1. The link to Infectious Disease Cases for Educational Purposes: Open-Access Resources on the Internet. Matthew E. Falagas, Efthymia A. Karveli, and George Panos. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007;45:495-500 doesn't work. Love the rest.

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  2. The link in question has been updated. Thank you for your comment.

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  3. This is a fantastic resource I wish I had discovered it as a med student it makes understanding the disease processes so much easier. I think that med schools should be made aware of your website.

    Thanks a lot

    Dr Solanki

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  4. The medical schools are aware of the website - 32 of them, including Duke and UCSF, link to it... :)

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  5. thanks but my english is so terrible

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  6. You can use the Google Translate widget in the right sidebar of the website (bottom half).

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