Layli Jamali

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We report the case of an 11-year-old boy who presented with fresh blood in his mouth and a history of sore throat during the past 2 weeks that was unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. Inspection of the oral cavity revealed a black circular mass attached to the posterior wall of the oropharynx. This mass was determined to be a live engorged leech. Leech(More)
BACKGROUND African tick bite fever (ATBF) is an emerging infection endemic to sub-Saharan Africa and increasingly noted in travelers to the region. CASE REPORT We present a case of ATBF in a 63-year-old man who presented with complaints of a rash and fever to the emergency department. WHY SHOULD AN EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN BE AWARE OF THIS?: Rickettsial(More)
3 Background: Palliative chemotherapy is aimed at improving quality of life and increasing life expectancy, without curative intent. Toxicity during palliative treatment defeats the goal of care and increases healthcare cost. We describe the predictors of CRHs among cancer patients treated for palliative intent at a community cancer center. METHODS We(More)
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