TWiP 231: Scotch in drink and tape

March 31, 2024

TWiP solves the case of the Woman With White Worms, and presents a new clinical case to decipher.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Daniel Griffin, and Christina Naula

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New Case study:

A physician with no significant PMH who is currently doing their fellowship training develops diarrhea. The diarrhea is significant enough that they are beginning to feel weak, lightheaded, and end up going to the local ER. The physician lives in NYC, works most of the time but did just get back from a week-long vacation in Florida with their long-term partner where they got a chance to swim in the pool and get some sun. They returned feeling well and then noted the onset of the diarrhea. The diarrhea was watery, with some abdominal cramping but no noted blood or actual fever. The stool did not have a strong smell and no floating stools were reported. The physician was given IVF and returned home feeling better but now gets a call that there is a parasite on the stool testing and is recommended to take a medicine they have never heard of 3x per day for 3 days. 

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Music by Ronald Jenkees

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