Infectious Diseases

The Clinical Picture

Eyes of the mimicker

A 42-year-old man presented with intermittent fevers, rigors, headache, and myalgia, and now, one-sided vision loss.

From the Editor

The algorithm less traveled

At Bellevue, the RPR was a routine test; at the University of Pennsylvania, not so much—it all depends on context.

MD IQ

The Clinical Picture

Methemoglobinemia in an HIV patient

He had restarted his home dapsone prophylaxis, but his dyspnea worsened and his urine became dark.

The Clinical Picture

Drug reaction or metastatic lung cancer?

Imaging shows nodules randomly distributed throughout both lungs, a paradoxical reaction to drug therapy.

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