63-Year-Old Man with Arthritis, Recurrent Infections, and Pancytopenia

By: C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh

A 63-year-old man presents to the hospital with a history of recurrent infections that include cellulitis, pneumonias, and upper respiratory tract infections. He reports subjective fevers at home along with unintentional weight loss and occasional night sweats. The patient has a remote history of arthritis, which was diagnosed approximately 20 years ago and treated ...