Brief Case


Individual case: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

A patient presented to the ED with recent fever and rectal pain with a small amount of bleeding.

Bonus online case: Acute CMV infection

A patient with four weeks of fevers diagnosed with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.

Individual case: Primary angiitis of the central nervous system

A patient with hallucinations and headache is found to have a rare form of vasculitis.

Cases from Yale-New Haven Hospital

This new quarterly column summarizes interesting patients in their doctors' words.

Real cases from Yale-New Haven Hospital

The Brief Case is a new, quarterly column comprising summaries of real-life inpatient cases.