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A Magician's Tale
Case presentation A 19-year-old male university student and part-time magician presented with a two-week history of fever with rigors, nausea, vomiting, headaches and migrating polyarthralgia. The patient's medical history was significant for a childhood murmur that was presumed benign. The patient denied use of illicit drugs and was not on any medication at the time of presentation. The patient owned several pets, including a dog, a monitor lizard and rabbits used for his magic tricks.
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