A middle-aged man presented with fever and dysuria for 5 days. He worked as a gardener at a large private housing estate, and suffered from both hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus. A CT pelvis was performed, with a representative image shown below. Question: What is the diagnosis and what is the bacterial aetiology? The CT […]

A middle-aged (60-year-old) man with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and past history of tuberculosis presented with low-grade fever for 2 weeks and a 1.5 cm nodule over his left lower back (approximately L1 level). This was determined to be an abscess and creamy white pus was aspirated by his general practitioner. The Gram stain showed […]