Skeletal tuberculosis (TB) accounts for about 1-2% of all TB cases and 10% of extrapulmonary TB cases. We present a 19-year-old male with multifocal tubercular osteomyelitis, who presented with progressively worsening back pain, weight loss, fatigue, anorexia, decreased mobility, low-grade fever, and night sweats-but without pulmonary involvement.
Legionnaires' disease is primarily a pneumonic process caused by Legionella pneumophilia, a gram-negative aerobic bacillus but also has multiple system involvement. The most common manifestation is encephalopathy suggesting a generalized brain dysfunction but focal neurological manifestations have been reported. We report a patient with Legionella pneumonia… (More)
Fig. 1. Three month follow-ep showing improvement in psoriasis. which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Dear Editor: Interferon, an immunomodulator and antiproliferative with antiviral properties, has side effects that include flu-like symptoms, marrow… (More)