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A Young Man With Incidental Findings of Proteinuria

A 34-year-old man was seen in renal clinic for proteinuria and microscopic hematuria that were found incidentally on routine labs 2 years earlier. He fractured his leg during military training 3 years earlier and had a prolonged recovery period. During that time, he took naproxen almost daily for at least 1 year after the injury.…

A Man With Worsening Abdominal and Pelvic Pain

A 60-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus type 2 presented to the emergency department with 3 weeks of worsening lower abdominal and pelvic pain. On arrival, he was febrile (38.9˚C) with a white blood cell count of 20,000. He had tachycardia and was hypotensive. He was stabilized with fluid resuscitation. A computed tomography…

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