CASE 1 - Pupura, Diffuse Lymphadenopathy, Fatigue, Arthralgia, 20lb weight Loss.
DDx: HUGE and includes: HIV/AIDs, syphilis, tick borne disease, endocarditis, meningococcemia, thrombocytopenia
Core Concept: LUPUS
CASE 2 - 55yo with n/v/d after eating fast food. Hx of previous CVA, TIAs, and Mitral Valve Repair. Is this Acute Gastroenteritis?
Nope - Imaging: right vertebral artery occlusion with posterior CVA.
Core Concepts: Posterior CVA
CASE 3 - Teenager with complains of persistent shoulder pain, Normal x-rays, Tachycardic. Later found to have Hypoxia!
Initially he looked well... then he didn't. Found to have CA-MRSA subperiosteal abscess.
Core Concepts - CA-MRSA