Author: Steven Greenstein

Case of the Month – January 2017

A 46 year-old female with past medical history of DM and HTN presents with 2 days of dizziness and weakness. She was discharged 3 days ago after being diagnosed with methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis. She was being treated with extended…

Case of the Month 14 – Answer

Review of the case: 54 year-old male with Granulomatosis with Polyangitis on prednisone, ESRD, and myelodysplastic syndrome present with fever, chills and one week of hemoptysis. Has had decreased exercise tolerance and recent hospital admission showing EF 50% and small…

Case of the Month 14 – Presentation

54 year-old male with history of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), end-stage renal disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, and hypertension presents to the emergency department with fevers, chills, and myalgias x 1 day. The symptoms have worsened since his dialysis session this morning.…