PHOTO QUIZ. An Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain and Fever in a Diabetic Patient.

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A 42-year-old African American man with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus and acute-on-chronic osteomyelitis with gangrene of the right ankle developed progressive upper abdominal pain and fever 1 week after right below-the-knee amputation. Physical exam revealed a toxic-appearing patient with a heart rate of 126 beats per minute, a temperature of 38.4… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ780

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@article{Plate2016PHOTOQA, title={PHOTO QUIZ. An Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain and Fever in a Diabetic Patient.}, author={Markus Plate and Joanna Kingsley Tavarez and Shreya Subramaniam and Abigael Luke and Diana McPhee and Mark Gilbert and Evelyn Irizarry and Michael A Skelly}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2016}, volume={62 2}, pages={213, 262-3} }