Sara from the Febrile Podcast joins the TWiP team at The Incubator to solve the case of the Man With an Egg-Laden Colonic Mass, and Daniel presents a new puzzle for us to solve.
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Case Study for TWiP 202
Man 60 yo shopkeeper in Rohingya Camp displaced Myanmar natives. 3 months getting up at night, urinating, thirsty, losing weight. Develops rash on elbows, abdomen, very itchy. Rest of family has rash as well. Starts headache, fever, cough, trouble breathing, seeks medical care. O2 sat is in 80s. Past med/surg healthy individual, heavy smoker, HIV negative. Living in dwelling with tin roofs, dirt floors, many people crowded. Elevated WBC count; elevated glucose.
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