HM2017 Abstract Number: 832

PULMONARY HISTOPLASMOSIS CAUSING CARDIAC TAMPONADE

Case Presentation: A 16 year old Liberian male presented with acute chest pain, abdominal pain, nausea, and hypotension.  He had intermittent pleuritic chest pain for several weeks, but not this severe.  He was previously hospitalized [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 831

FEVER AND IRRITABILITY IN A 16 DAY OLD INFANT

Case Presentation: A 16 day old full-term male presented with 1 day of fever, irritability and poor feeding. Exam was significant only for irritability. Due to his age a sepsis evaluation was initiated. CBC demonstrated [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 830

WHEN CRANIAL NERVES GIVE THE CLUES – A CASE OF TB MENINGOENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: Our patient was a 2-year-old female who presented with new onset esotropia, stridor with crying and swallowing dysfunction. In addition, she reported a week long history of fever, emesis and fatigue.  Three weeks [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 829

EATING LIKE A CHIPMUNK? A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

Case Presentation: A 10-year-old female with a prior history of pneumonia 8 months ago presents with recurrent right sided pneumonia. During her first hospitalization, she underwent an extensive work-up including negative HIV, TB, Coccidiomycosis, Cryptococcus, [...]

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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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 827

IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

Case Presentation: A 10yo girl presented to the ED with 4 days of vomiting and 7 months of decreased appetite resulting in a 6.8 kg weight loss and BMI decrease from 19.3 (83rd %ile) to [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 826

DROWNING IN LYMPHOCYTES: LEUKOSTASIS AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL) MASQUERADING AS BRONCHIOLITIS

Case Presentation: A 4-month-old female presented to the Emergency Department with a 10 day history of rhinorrhea and congestion, and 2 day history of labored breathing. Her exam revealed coarse breath sounds and retractions, felt [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 824

TWO-MONTH-OLD INFANT WITH FEVER AND RASH

Case Presentation: The patient is a previously healthy two-month-old male who presented in August with six days of fever and a new-onset rash. He underwent a full sepsis evaluation and he was empirically started on [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 823

SPONTANEOUS RESOLUTION OF MENINGOCOCCEMIA: A CURIOUS CASE WITH COMPLICATIONS

Case Presentation: A 3-year-old girl initially presented to the Emergency Department with 5 days of fever, rhinorrhea, and cough.  She was presumed to have a viral upper respiratory illness and was discharged.  Over the next [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 818

A CASE OF HEMOLYTIC DISEASE OF THE NEWBORN MEDIATED BY ANTI-C ANTIBODIES

Case Presentation: A 7-day-old female born at 37 WGA presented with continued jaundice since birth.  Pregnancy was complicated by maternal preeclampsia requiring early induction of labor.  Both parents’ blood types were A+ and the mother [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 817

WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

Case Presentation: A previously healthy two-year-old girl from southeastern Kentucky presented with pallor. She took no medications. Upon review of her diet, she was consuming nearly a gallon of whole milk daily. She enjoyed playing [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:50:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

HM2017 Abstract Number: 816

RUMINATION DISORDER RESULTING IN SEVERE MALNUTRITION

Case Presentation: Rumination Disorder Presenting as Severe Malnutrition Discussion: Psychiatric and developmental disorders often contribute to acute illnesses requiring hospitalization. Specifically, autistic patients often experience restricted and stereotyped behaviors that can lead to impaired nutrition. [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 815

RECURRENT MENINGITIS IN A 3 YEAR OLD MALE

Case Presentation: 3yo male, with a history of presumed bacterial meningitis, was admitted with concern for recurrent meningitis. He was brought to the emergency department due to fever, headache, and vomiting for one day. He [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:50:06+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on RECURRENT MENINGITIS IN A 3 YEAR OLD MALE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 814

A PEDIATRIC CASE OF IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) PRESENTING WITH ATAXIA

Case Presentation: An 8 year-old male presented with one week of acute ataxia. Physical exam was significant for a wide-based gait and a mild left sixth nerve palsy. A lumbar puncture (LP) was performed and [...]

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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 [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 812

ACUTE NONSEXUAL NONGENITAL ULCERATION DUE TO LYME DISEASE OR EBV

Case Presentation: This is a 13 year-old premenarchal girl with no significant past medical history who began to experience malaise, headaches, and subjective fevers 5-6 days prior to admission. Subsequently she began to experience vulvar [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:50:13+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on ACUTE NONSEXUAL NONGENITAL ULCERATION DUE TO LYME DISEASE OR EBV

HM2017 Abstract Number: 811

“AN EYE FOR AN EYE, A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH”: A RARE SERIES OF COMPLICATIONS OF A COMMON DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 14-year-old male with a 1½-month history of recurrent otitis media presented with intermittent headaches, emesis and a 20lb weight loss. General appearance significant for new onset strabismus. One month prior to presentation, [...]

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