Finalist Posters

HM2018 Abstract Number: 370

MORNING HEADACHES IN CHILDREN: WHAT LURKS BENEATH THE SURFACE?

Case Presentation: An 11 year old boy was admitted to the hospital due to 4 days of headache and vomiting. He described the pain as constant, sharp, occipital/frontal in location, and worse in the morning [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 386

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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 390

SYPHILITIC HEPATITIS: AN UNCOMMON AND OVERLOOKED MENIFESTATION OF SECONDARY SYPHILIS

Case Presentation: An otherwise healthy 31 years old Brazilian male presented to the hospital with two months history of constitutional symptoms, diffuse pruritic rash on torso and extremities, and diffuse lymphadenopathy. He lived with his [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 377

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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 378

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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 382

PERITONEAL COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: A TRIAD OF PERITONITIS, OMENTAL NODULES, AND EOSINOPHILIA

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old Filipino man with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with 4 days of fever, abdominal pain and distention. He endorsed unintentional weight loss of 30lbs over the last year as [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 379

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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 380

Where’s the Fat? A Challenging Case of Recurrent Ascites of Unclear Etiology

Case Presentation: A 75 year-old man with recently diagnosed bladder cancer presented with fever and dyspnea, one month after a laparoscopic cystectomy, radical prostatectomy, lymph node dissection, and urinary diversion via ileal conduit. On arrival, [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 367

Sjogren’s Without the ‘K’

Case Presentation: A 14-year-old Hispanic female with history of recurrent pancreatitis, hypokalemia and disordered eating presents with diffuse weakness. She was admitted twice in recent months for pancreatitis requiring fluid and electrolyte repletion. She developed [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 374

WHEN A RASH ISN’T JUST A RASH – MULTICENTRIC CASTLEMAN DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old African American male with history of AIDS on antiretroviral therapy and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) was admitted for a two-week history of shortness of breath and 20 pound unintentional weight loss. [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 389

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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 381

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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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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HM2018 Abstract Number: 368

NOT THE USUAL DIAPER DERMATITIS: ECTHYMA GANGRENOSUM IN A PREVIOUSLY HEALTHY 8 MONTH OLD CHILD

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 8 month old female presented to the emergency department (ED) with diarrhea and an unusual diaper rash. Her symptoms began 6 days prior to presentation with fever and congestion. She [...]

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