60. Fever, Neutropenia, and a Rash
Session: Posters in the Park: Posters in the Park
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 5:30 PM
Room: N Hall D Opening Reception and Posters in the Park Area
  • kw fever neutropenia rash FINAL.pdf (770.2 kB)
    • 16 year old male
    • Relapsed B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia
    • 4 days of fever/chills, and new cough
      • Neutropenia
      • More anemia/thrombocytopenia than expected
    • Empiric Vancomycin and Cefepime
    • Prophylactic Fluconazole


    • Pre-B cell ALL with CNS relapse (now in remission)
    • ADHD
    • Distant history of osteomyelitis of second metatarsal

    Family Hx:

    • Brother with Hepatitis C


    • Hepatitis A


    • Infusaport in place for 36 days

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    Kathryn Weakley, MD, Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY and Julianne Green, MD, PhD, Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY


    K. Weakley, None

    J. Green, None

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