Brookwood Baptist Medical Center names new chief medical officer
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has named Vish Sachdev as its new chief medical officer. Sachdev’s role will provide leadership to the nursing staff at the largest hospital in the Brookwood Baptist Health System. He has already started his new position. “We are confident that Dr. Sachdev will serve as a valuable member of our administrative team,” said Keith Parrott, chief exec utive officer of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. “With his assistance, we will continue to enhance our services…
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We describe the clinical course of a 2-month-old infant who was evaluated for autosomal dominant Hyper IgE Syndrome based on eczema, periorbital cellulitis, skin abscesses, increased total IgE levels and blood eosinophilia. However, scabies and nasal colonization by Panton-Valentine Leucocidin-positive S. aureus were eventually diagnosed. After specific treatment, the child was asymptomatic.
This report describes the first Enterovirus D68 detections in acute flaccid paralysis cases occurring between December 2015 and March 2016 in Spain.
A 13-year-old male patient presented with a complaint of swelling of the left eye starting 3 days ago. Bullous lesion and purulent discharge were present on his left eyelids. Bacillus anthracis was shown in culture and diagnosis was confirmed. Oculocutaneous anthrax is a rare condition, but the diagnosis should be considered in patients with a painless necrotizing ulcer.
Post-malaria neurologic syndrome (PMNS) is a rare complication following a Plasmodium falciparum infection and its pathophysiology remains unclear. This is the first report of a pediatric PMNS following an infection acquired in Africa and the fourth description of pediatric PMNS overall. Neither intrathecal synthesis of Immunoglobin G nor specific P. falciparum antibodies were found in the cerebrospinal fluid.