TITLE

73-Year-Old Woman With Fever and Mental Status Changes

AUTHOR(S)
Leephunderfund, Andrea N.; Jama, Abdi A.; Nyman, Mark A.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2007, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p874
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case of a 73-year old woman with sharp central chest pain, epigastric discomfort, and painful swallowing. A presumptive diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease was given to the patient. The patient surgical history includes excision of parathyroid glands for hyperparathyroidism. The authors suggest that encephalitis is the most likely diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
25818078

 

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