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Patient details


Gender Male

Age 44 years old

Occupation Scientist

Patient details

Illustrative patient case provided for educational purposes only

Medical history

  • Immunosuppressed (liver transplantation)
  • Liver cirrhosis 
  • Hypertension
  • Neutropenia
  • Fever

Treatment history prior to admission

  • Diuretics
  • Steroids
  • Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
  • Antivirals

Presenting complaint

  • Developed post-operative hypertension after undergoing liver transplantation
  • Admitted to hospital after complaining of shortness of breath and dizziness, 4 weeks after his operation
  • After admission, he developed a fever of 38.9˚C and chills

Current treatment

  • Antibiotics given for 48 hours
SciA-AFN-2400027 | April 2024