Rahul Mutneja

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The ehrlichioses are emerging zoonotic infections. They have a very nonspecific clinical presentation. The diseases generally present as undifferentiated fever, but thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, and transaminitis are important laboratory features. Ehrlichiosis as a cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has been infrequently described in the(More)
Streptococcusanginosusis a member of the Streptococcus millerigroup, known to cause suppurative infections of the deep tissues. There have been very few case reports of the bacteria presenting with concomitant lung and brain abscesses. We describe a patient with new, onset seizures, subsequently diagnosed with S. anginosuslungandbrain abscesses.
Thyrotoxic Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis (THPP) is a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis and can sometimes be fatal. It needs early recognition for proper management and prevention of recurrences. Here we describe two cases presenting with acute onset of paresis, low potassium levels, low levels of thyroid-stimulating hormones (TSH), and elevated thyroid(More)
Acute adult T-cellleukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a hematologic malignancy that usually entails a poor prognosis; median survival is only six months. Significant immunosuppression is commonly seen in these patients. Lung involvement in ATLL is usually documented either radiographically or as an autopsy finding. Few proven cases of ante mortem extensive lung(More)
INTRODUCTION Pneumonia remains a continuing target for performance measurement and quality improvement. The aim of this analysis was to examine 30-day all-cause readmissions after pneumonia to identify reasons for readmission and potential opportunities for improvement. METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed on patients readmitted within 30(More)
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