Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology

Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2006 / Article

Clinical Vignette | Open Access

Volume 17 |Article ID 194634 | 2 pages |

A Magician's Tale

Received14 Dec 2005
Accepted14 Dec 2005


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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