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HM2018 Abstract Number: 387

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 [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 376

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 [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 388

MASSES NOT AS THEY APPEAR: NOCARDIA MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANCY IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUAL

Case Presentation: 61-year-old male with a known history of alcohol and tobacco abuse was admitted with 3 months history of headache, confusion, unsteady balance and unintentional weight loss. Laboratory tests included normal chemistry panel, complete [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 384

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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 792

MICTURITION-ASSOCIATED HYPERTENSION – A DIFFERENT KIND OF HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY

Case Presentation: A 21-year-old male with a reported history of essential hypertension since the age of 16 presented with a four-day history of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. He was noted to have systolic blood [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:30:59+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on MICTURITION-ASSOCIATED HYPERTENSION – A DIFFERENT KIND OF HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 777

ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART: TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY SECONDARY TO FROVATRIPTAN

Case Presentation: A 67-year-old woman presented with acute substernal chest pain that came on suddenly 10 minutes after she had taken frovatriptan for a migraine. The pain radiated down both arms. Her medications were Frovatriptan [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 718

THYROID STORM MIMICKING INTRA-ABDOMINAL SEPSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE

Case Presentation: A 38 year old lady with past medical history of recurrent kidney stones presented to the emergency department with a 1 day history of lethargy, confusion, and severe right sided abdominal pain. She [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:34:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on THYROID STORM MIMICKING INTRA-ABDOMINAL SEPSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 686

ESPRIT DE SPORE: AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old man with inconsistently treated HIV infection presented with a progressive cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic chest pain over a two-week period which were associated with fevers, chills, night sweats, and a 40-pound [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 646

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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 641

THE “FORGOTTEN DISEASE”

Case Presentation: A 32-year-old man with no significant past medical history presented with one day of respiratory distress and fever, sore throat, left neck pain and cough for 3 days. He appeared acutely ill, febrile, tachycardic [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:33:32+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on THE “FORGOTTEN DISEASE”

HM2017 Abstract Number: 636

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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 545

ALUMINUM: THE FORGOTTEN ION

Case Presentation: A 54 year old female with history of SLE, ESRD on hemodialysis, CAD and aortic valve replacement, was admitted for confusion that started the morning of admission. CT head, basic labs and urine [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:25:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on ALUMINUM: THE FORGOTTEN ION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 504

THERE’S MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

Case Presentation: A 42 year-old man with a history of methamphetamine use, hypertension and uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (Hgb A1C 13.5%) presented with a dental abscess and hyperglycemia (>400) without DKA. Three teeth were extracted; [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:34:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on THERE’S MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

HM2017 Abstract Number: 431

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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 410

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

HM2017 Abstract Number: 405

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

HM2017 Abstract Number: 390

SGLT2 INHIBITOR INDUCED EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN TYPE 1 DIABETES

Case Presentation: A 34-year-old woman with a history of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) with baseline HbA1c of 9.1%, cerebral palsy and chronic constipation was admitted to intensive care unit with intractable vomiting, diarrhea and [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:32:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on SGLT2 INHIBITOR INDUCED EUGLYCEMIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN TYPE 1 DIABETES

HM2017 Abstract Number: 373

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, [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 355

IT MANTLED THE KIDNEY

Case Presentation: The patient is a 57 year old Hispanic male with history of AIDS who presented with two weeks of left flank pain, fatigue and fevers. Physical exam showed mild tenderness of the left [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 345

THROMBOTIC STORM: A CASE OF CATASTROPHIC ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old woman with a past medical history of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) not on maintenance therapy presented with joint pain, nausea, abdominal pain, and fever for one week. At the time of [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 828

SWOLLEN LEG: A CURIOUS SLICE OF KEY LYME THIGH

Case Presentation: An otherwise healthy 16-year-old male presented with two days of left thigh pain and swelling. He was initially evaluated in a community affiliate emergency department where the differential diagnosis included trauma with secondary [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:36:46+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster, Pediatric|Comments Off on SWOLLEN LEG: A CURIOUS SLICE OF KEY LYME THIGH

HM2017 Abstract Number: 813

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