“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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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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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

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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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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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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