Finalist Poster

A CRYPTOGENIC FEVER

Case Presentation: A 33 year-old female without significant medical history was admitted as a transfer from an outside hospital for daily fevers and generalized weakness for the preceding two weeks associated with neck pain. Had [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:23:05+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on A CRYPTOGENIC FEVER

A RARE FORM OF CARDIOMYOPATHY: LEFT VENTRICULAR NON-COMPACTION MANIFESTING AS NEWLY DIAGNOSED CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old African American man with diabetes presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion and swelling of lower extremities for 3 months. He reported a decline in his previously unlimited exercise tolerance to 1 [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:49:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A RARE FORM OF CARDIOMYOPATHY: LEFT VENTRICULAR NON-COMPACTION MANIFESTING AS NEWLY DIAGNOSED CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

A UNIQUE CASE OF INFILTRATIVE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA WITH HYPERCALCEMIA AND URIC ACID NEPHROPATHY

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old obese male with history of atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure (CHF) and alcohol use presented with subacute worsening of lower extremity edema, fatigue, and exercise tolerance. Five months prior to presentation, [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:24:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on A UNIQUE CASE OF INFILTRATIVE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA WITH HYPERCALCEMIA AND URIC ACID NEPHROPATHY

ACRODERMATITIS ENTEROPATHICA (AE): AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED ENTITY TO CONSIDER IN ALCOHOLICS

Case Presentation: A 39 year old male with a history of alcohol abuse and recurrent methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia was referred for tertiary evaluation of recurrent bacteremia and diffuse eczematous eruption. He reported chronic [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:24:41+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on ACRODERMATITIS ENTEROPATHICA (AE): AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED ENTITY TO CONSIDER IN ALCOHOLICS

AUTOIMMUE VOLTAGE-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNELOPATHY PRESENTING WITH CATECHOLAMINE EXCESS

Case Presentation: A 12 year-old boy was admitted for a 9-month history of pain and 30-pound weight loss. Nine months prior to presentation, this previously well boy developed panic attacks, insomnia, anorexia, intermittent vomiting, and generalized [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:35:50+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster, Pediatric|Comments Off on AUTOIMMUE VOLTAGE-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNELOPATHY PRESENTING WITH CATECHOLAMINE EXCESS

CALL THAT DASH! ACUTE NONRHEUMATIC STREPTOCOCCAL MYOCARDITIS MIMICKING STEMI

Case Presentation: A 50 year old male with no past medical history presented with severe chest pain that progressively worsened over 2 days. His chest pain was described as left sided, non-radiating, and constant. He [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CALL THAT DASH! ACUTE NONRHEUMATIC STREPTOCOCCAL MYOCARDITIS MIMICKING STEMI

DRESSLER’S SYNDROME WITHOUT A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: A RARE COMPLICATION OF PACEMAKER IMPLANTATION

Case Presentation: A 77-year-old woman with a history of recent pacemaker implantation for sick sinus syndrome presented to the ED with progressively worsening fatigue, shortness of breath, fevers, and chest pain. She was previously admitted [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DRESSLER’S SYNDROME WITHOUT A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: A RARE COMPLICATION OF PACEMAKER IMPLANTATION

FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?

Case Presentation: A healthy 50 year-old high school teacher with a past surgical history significant for elective bilateral breast augmentation presented to clinic for a 2-month history of dry cough unresponsive to steroids. She reported [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:28:25+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?

HEREDITARY HEMORRHAGIC TELANGIECTASIA: BRAIN ABSCESS AS A COMPLICATION OF PULMONARY AVM

Case Presentation: 54 yo White Male with PMH of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) presented with right-sided focal neurological deficits, word finding difficulties, confusion and headache.  He was treated for a brain abscess with surgical resection [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:29:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on HEREDITARY HEMORRHAGIC TELANGIECTASIA: BRAIN ABSCESS AS A COMPLICATION OF PULMONARY AVM

ISOLATED INTESTINAL TYPE ANGIOEDEMA DUE TO ACE-INHIBITOR THERAPY

Case Presentation: A 42-year-old African American woman with a history of hypertension, morbid obesity, and obstructive sleep apnea presented to the emergency department with a 12-hour history of left-sided abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. At [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:29:54+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on ISOLATED INTESTINAL TYPE ANGIOEDEMA DUE TO ACE-INHIBITOR THERAPY