TB Case Conference (2017-08-02)

Posted: 
2017-08-02
Description 

30yo Ugandan male in US x 1yr presents with dry cough, weakness, weight loss, and intermittent headache and fever.  By hospital day 1, patient is increasingly altered/confused.  MRI reveals multiple ring-enhancing brain lesions.  Started on TB treatment (RIF/INH/PZE/EMB) and by hospital day 12, LFTs, CXR, and AMS improved and repeat head CT show slight decrease in prominence of lateral ventricles.  New developments by week 3-4 of hospitalization - hiccups, weight loss, and hyponatremia.  Differential diagnosis for intractable N/V 7 wks into hospitalization?

Speaker: 
Dr. Caitlin Reed
Disclosures: 
No Disclosures
Length of Presentation: 
1 hour 4 minutes