Steven Stealburgh

65 y old male

 

PC       painful right knee

 

HPC     started yesterday

got worse slowly

knee swollen and warm

skin around knee red and warm, no rash

cannot bend knee anymore

noticed night sweats and shivering last night

no other joints affected

no trauma known

 

PMH    UTI 4 weeks ago

COPD and emphysema

left hip replacement 2005 after cycling accident

cholecystectomy for gall stones1999

ischaemic heart disease and stent 2002

syphilis in 2009

 

DH       inhaler 2 puffs twice a day

(inhaler brand unknown)

diclophenac prn

ASS

bisoprolol

 

SH       lives alone

works as photographer mainly in South East Asia

smokes 15 cigarettes / day

2 glasses whiskey / day

 

FH       mother – unknown

father – sarcoidosis

            son – muscular dystrophy