MIPHIDIC

Personal infectious diseases blog, focusing in particular on Singapore, antimicrobial resistance, outbreaks, and (occasionally) chess.

Clinical Vignettes

Interesting cases seen during the course of my clinical work.

25th May 2017: A middle-aged man with sudden onset right eye pain and swelling.

30th April 2017: A middle-aged woman with IUD and pelvic abscess.

23rd Apri 2017: A young man with pruritis ani.

18th March 2017: A woman with liver cirrhosis who developed fever and a rash.

27th February 2017: A man with recurrent left hip pain following hip implantation.

14th October 2016: A young man with AML and a pulmonary nodule post-transplant.

15th September 2016: Radiological quiz.

31st August 2016: A young man with high fever, URTI symptoms, and a rash.

14th August 2016: A young man who was non-adherent to TB treatment.

5th August 2016: Middle-aged man with painful lower limb lesions.

29th July 2016: Renal failure on hemodialysis with fever of unknown origin.

26th June 2016: Asymptomatic person with an unusual object passed per rectum.

13th June 2016: Abdominal wall inflammation after azacitidine injections from myelodysplastic syndrome.

22nd May 2016: Middle-aged man with lung cancer and progressive breathlessness after starting pembrolizumab.

8th March 2016: Young man from South Asia with an abdominal subcutaneous lump.

29th February 2016: Young man from South Asia with worsening headache.

7th February 2016: Middle-aged woman with prolonged cough.

4th February 2016: Fingernails.

21st January 2016: A young woman with chemotherapy-associated febrile neutropenia.

16th December 2015: A middle-aged man with MRSA bacteraemia.

14th November 2015: A young pregnant woman exposed to varicella.

23rd October 2015: A young man with penile discharge.

10th October 2015: A man with MRSA bacteraemia and a cardiac pacemaker.

3rd October 2015: A teenage girl with fever, cough and chest X-ray changes.

26th September 2015: A pregnant woman with a rash on her hands.

29th August 2015: Middle-aged housewife with fever, headache and photophobia.

22nd August 2015: ECG quiz 2.

15th August 2015: Young pregnant woman with cervical lymphadenopathy.

8th August 2015: Middle-aged man with hypotension and past history of tuberculosis.

1st August 2015: Middle-aged man with frequent travel, abdominal pain and eosinophilia.

11th July 2015: Late middle-aged man with fever, neck stiffness and left hemiparesis.

4th July 2015: Teenager with a rash on the foot after regional travel.

27th June 2015: Young man with a chest lesion on pre-employment screening.

20th June 2015: Persistent CMV viraemia in a patient post-stem cell transplantation.

6th June 2015: Young man with HIV and diarrhoea of 2 weeks.

30th May 2015: Elderly man with right-sided abdominal pain.

23rd May 2015: Elderly woman with necrotising fasciitis after a trip to the beach.

16th May 2015: Young woman with recurrent headache and fever.

9th May 2015: Middle-aged woman with sudden-onset fever and confusion.

2nd May 2015: Middle-aged man on maintenance chemotherapy with fever, cough and miliary shadows on radiological imaging.

26th April 2015: Middle-aged woman with AML and a lung nodule.

18th April 2015: Elderly man with bacteraemia and chest pain.

11th April 2015: Elderly woman on hemodialysis with zoster.

4th April 2015: Middle-aged man post-renal transplantation with TB pleurisy.

28th March 2015: Middle-aged man with fever and abdominal pain.

21st March 2015: Middle-aged woman with fever and drowsiness.

7th March 2015: Middle-aged woman with ALL and pneumonia.

28th February 2015: Elderly man with an incidental external ventricular drain tip culture.

21st February 2015: Middle-aged lady with autoimmune hepatitis and meningoencephalitis.

14th February 2015: Massive pleural effusion and fever post-4 vessel angiogram.

7th February 2015: Diabetic gardener with fever and dysuria.

31st January 2015: Elderly gentleman with past tuberculosis and current hemoptysis.

24th January 2015: Middled-aged sailor with cardiac tamponade.

17th January 2015: ECG quiz 1.

10th January 2015: Middle-aged woman from Bangladesh with leukemia and fever.

3rd January 2015: Elderly man with nosocomial extremely drug-resistant Acinetobacter infection.

28th December 2014: Young man with fever after returning from Africa.

20th December 2014: Middle-aged man post allogeneic stem cell transplantation with a new lung complication.

13th December 2014: Middle-aged man post allogeneic stem cell transplantation with a cough.

6th December 2014: Young girl with fever and cough.

29th November 2014: Elderly cancer patient with a rash.

22nd November 2014: Middle-aged man with a left lower back nodule.

15th November 2014: Middle-aged man with a painful right thigh.

8th November 2014: Elderly Indonesian man with fever and weight loss.

1st November 2014: Persistent febrile neutropenia post hyper-CVAD with brain lesions.

25th October 2014: Fever in a man from Myanmar.

18th October 2014: Incidental findings on the blood film of a man from Myanmar.

11th October 2014: Fever in a young man from Bangladesh.

4th October 2014: Boil in a traveler from Tanzania.

28th September 2014: Neck lump in a young man from Myanmar.

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