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Latest by Stephen Tabet, M.D., M.P.H.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

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A 27-year-old male presents to the prison infirmary with penile pain. He reports having had the pain for the past three days, ever since accidentally catching part of the skin of his penis in his pants zipper. The patient reports previous good ...

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Incarcerated People

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- 38-Year-Old Woman With Persistent Flu-Like Symptoms

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A 38-year-old woman presents to the prison infirmary with flu-like complaints consisting of myalgias, abdominal pain, and nausea. Her medical history is significant for Class A2 HIV disease. She has had no HIV-related illnesses except for chron...

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Cancer

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- End-of-Life Care for Inmate With AIDS and Widely Metastatic Lung Cancer

A 52 year-old African-American male inmate with Class B2 AIDS (CD4 cell count 421, HIV RNA 5,790) was diagnosed with widely metastatic non-small cell carcinoma of the lung. He is currently taking multivitamins, citalopram (Celexa), and doxepin. He is...

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Incarcerated People

Case Study: 36-Year-Old Male With Hepatitis C and HIV Infection

_A 36-year-old bisexual male with B3 HIV disease is expected to be incarcerated for nine months. On intake, the CD4 lymphocyte cell count is 542 cells/mm (31%), up from a nadir of 240 (17%), with an HIV bDNA 1 reported that between 6% and 19% (depen...