Monthly Case Studies - 2018
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A 55 year old man from Tasmania, Australia presents with progressive general muscle weakness and myositis with 27 lb weight loss and loss of muscle mass for over two years.
A 45-year-old man from Paraguay went on a safari in eastern Zambia. He reported multiple insect bites at one location and noticed that some bites had developed into sores while still in country.
A 12 year-old boy, with symptoms of fever and chills after returning from a one month trip to an undisclosed West African country, was taken to a clinic for evaluation.
A 17 year-old male patient presented with cellulitis and a mass in the eye over a 3 month period. It was situated at the limbus near the lateral rectus muscle.
A visitor to Hawaii experienced onset of moderate irritation of one eye accompanied by redness and the sensation of a foreign body.
A 39 year-old man from Nigeria returned from visiting his country of birth with fever. A medical evaluation confirmed the fever and also detected low hemoglobin.
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