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Septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, a case of Lemierre's syndrome.
TLDR
An 18-year-old gentleman with a history of recurrent tonsillitis presented to the emergency room complaining of worsening sore throat, and imaging revealed a non-occlusive left internal jugular vein thrombosis. Expand
Influence of Transportation Cost on Long-Term Retention in Clinic for HIV Patients in Rural Haiti
TLDR
Patients with transportation costs greater than $2 were 1.9 times more likely to be lost to care compared with those who paid less for transportation, suggesting HIV treatment programs in resource-constrained settings may need to pay closer attention to issues related to transportation cost to improve patient retention. Expand
Active Tuberculosis Case Finding in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Experiences, Results, and Implications for Tuberculosis Control Programs
TLDR
Enhanced and active TB case finding in Haiti can improve TB diagnosis and care, however, screening algorithms have to be tailored to individual settings, necessitating long-term commitment. Expand
Severe Sepsis and Wet Gangrene Requiring Foot Amputation Caused by an Emerging Human Pathogen – Shewanella algae
TLDR
A 69-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, and other comorbidities presented with recurrent syncopal episodes and required transmetatarsal open amputation due to the development of right foot gangrene. Expand