What is wrong with this patient? Man from Long Island in his mid 50s with flu like symptoms: aches, fever and loose stool.?
- 6 years ago
This is a study based on a real case.
He has a history of hypertension.
He has an anaemic blood disorder that requires monthly transfusions.
He is currently slightly anaemic with low platelet count.
His spleen was removed after a childhood accident.
His heart rate is high 100 beats per minute.
His bilirubin level is elevated
PB is a bit low 95/60
He has two pet dogs.
I am thinking Lyme disease.
Given that he has no spleen he should be started on antibiotics at once.
Anyone have any further suggestions?