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Hypoglycemia is a rare complication of Hodgkin's disease. Several explanations have been postulated but the exact pathophysiology is not well understood. We are presenting a case of newly diagnosed… (More)
Cardiotoxicity is a well known adverse effect of chemotherapy. Multiple cardiac injuries have been reported including cardiomyopathy, pericarditis, myocarditis, angina, arrhythmias, and myocardial… (More)
Patients with history of intravenous drug abuse are noted to be at risk of several infections including HIV, endocarditis, and other opportunistic infections. We report the case of a patient with… (More)
Drug-induced thrombocytopenia (DITP) is a well-established but underdiagnosed condition. The condition is mostly asymptomatic, but can also cause severe bleeding . Thrombocytopenia is a wellknown… (More)
Spontaneous Bacterial Empyema (SBEM) denotes infection of the pleural fluid in the absence of pneumonia. Almost all cases of SBEM in literature are described in a background of ascites secondary to… (More)
ABSTRACT Objective: Glaucoma is a well-recognized side effect of corticosteroids. However, steroid-induced glaucoma typically refers to that caused by exogenous corticosteroid administration. Glauc...
Mirizzi syndrome is a rare complication of symptomatic gall stone disease that occurs when the common hepatic duct is extrinsically obstructed by an impacted stone in the cystic duct at the neck of… (More)
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis are very sensitive and can be affected by external factors like stress, starvation, and medication.… (More)
Local anesthetic-induced cardiac arrest is a type of rare and potentially fatal complication of regional anesthesia. Bupivacaine is a long lasting amide local anesthetic used clinically, and is known… (More)
We report a case of a 45-year old male with history of recent history knee surgery after a motor vehicular accident who presented with progressive right hip pain, swelling and redness. X-ray showed… (More)