JAAD Case Rep 2020 Dec 16;6(12):1261-1263. Epub 2020 Oct 16.
HCA Healthcare/USF Morsani College of Medicine GME: Largo Medical Center, Largo, Florida.
Eur Heart J Case Rep 2021 Mar 13;5(3):ytab072. Epub 2021 Mar 13.
Department of Advanced Heart Failure, Sands-Constellation Heart Institute, Rochester Regional Health, 1425 Portland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14621, USA.
Background: Cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) are rare causes of ventricular arrhythmias and are associated with sudden cardiac death. Differentiation between both is important for proper management.Case Summary: We present a 56-year-old man with sudden cardiac arrest and was diagnosed to have ARVC based on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Read More
Pan Afr Med J 2021 8;38:245. Epub 2021 Mar 8.
Department of Radiology, Alexis Multispecialty Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Pulmonary lesions on imaging are presumed to be metastatic lesions in patients with breast cancer. Here, we report an interesting case of a 63-year-old lady with breast carcinoma showing pulmonary lesions on imaging suggestive of pulmonary metastases. Detailed evaluation of pulmonary lesions confirmed the presence of co-existing pulmonary sarcoidosis. Read More
Am J Dermatopathol 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA.
Abstract: Deep cutaneous fungal infections (DCFI) can arise in the setting of skin trauma and immunosuppression. DCFI may be secondary to chromoblastomycosis, which is typically characterized by pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia histologically and can be mistaken for squamous cell carcinoma. In addition, "copper penny" spore-like pigmented yeast forms on Grocott's methenamine silver stain can suggest chromoblastomycosis, but this finding is not specific. Read More
J Bone Jt Infect 2021 22;6(4):107-110. Epub 2021 Feb 22.
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
Osteoarticular infection with () is a rare complication of bladder cancer treatment with intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guèrin (BCG). We describe a case of disseminated BCG infection masquerading as a chronic prosthetic joint infection in a patient with several risk factors for progressive mycobacterial infection. Read More
Kans J Med 2021 21;14:133-135. Epub 2021 May 21.
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, KS.