Finalist Posters

A GREAT IMITATOR: A CASE OF CNS INTRAVASCULAR LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA

Case Presentation: A 65 year-old woman with a history of renal cell cancer status post nephrectomy and breast cancer treated with lumpectomy and radiation presented with three weeks of progressive lower extremity weakness and confusion. [...]

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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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ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF ANTI-SYNTHETASE SYNDROME IN A YOUNG WOMAN WITH REFRACTORY HYPOXIC RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old female with a history of morbid obesity and hypertension presented with three weeks of progressive dyspnea and productive cough. She was previously diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia and completed two five-day courses [...]

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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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CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS MISTAKEN FOR ANGIOEDEMA: A DELAY TO DIAGNOSIS

Case Presentation: A 57 year old man with a history of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension presented with two weeks of exertional dyspnea and lower extremity edema, [...]

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DOC, I CANNOT HEAR! A RARE CAUSE OF SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN A YOUNG WOMAN.

Case Presentation: 27-year-old African American woman with no medical history presented with one day of sudden onset bilateral hearing loss and tinnitus. Review of systems was positive for red eyes, blurred vision, photophobia and gait [...]

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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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Know Thy Selfie, Know Thy Diagnosis: A Picture Perfect Presentation of Horner Syndrome

Case Presentation: A 46 year-old man with a past medical history of untreated hypertension presented with right ptosis and miosis. The patient was in his usual state of health until one month prior to presentation, [...]

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LOW CARBS, HIGH ACUITY: SEVERE KETOACIDOSIS IN A PALEOLITHIC DIET

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old previously healthy female presented nine weeks postpartum with numerous episodes of nonbilious, nonbloody emesis that began 24 hours prior to admission. She took no medications and denied fevers, chills, dysuria, cough, [...]

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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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