Finalist Posters – Clinical Vignettes, Adult

////Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult

‘A SIGHT TO BE SEEN’ – OCULAR SYPHILIS IN A PATIENT WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIV

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old man presents with painful, progressive bilateral vision loss which began two months prior, and was described as the patient feeling as if he were “looking through a straw”. He noted excruciating [...]

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A CASE OF PARADOXICAL HYPONATREMIA IN UNDIAGNOSED CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old woman visiting from India with history of hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency presented with four days of profuse diarrhea and fever. She was admitted for sepsis secondary to Rotavirus gastroenteritis with initial [...]

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A RARE, BUT DEVASTATING, COMPLICATION AFTER RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old male with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation presented with hypotension and 2 week history of chest pain after an ablation with pulmonary vein isolation. Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated a pericardial effusion. [...]

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AN UNUSUAL CASE OF SYNCOPE: INEXPLICABLE COR PULMONALE IN A 30-YEAR-OLD-MALE

Case Presentation: A 30-year-old obese male presented with 3 weeks of cough with hemoptysis, recent episode of syncope and decreased exercise tolerance for 6 months. Vitals in the ED: BP 134/84, HR 108, RR 18, [...]

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CARDIAC SYNCOPE: PATCHING IT TOGETHER

Case Presentation: A 75-year-old male with a medical history significant for a distant myocardial infarction, hypertension and type 2 diabetes presented after two episodes of sudden loss of consciousness without prodrome. His echocardiogram showed a [...]

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DOCTOR, “I SEE FIRE AND SNAKES ON TREES”: A CASE OF CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 74-year old-female presented with visual hallucinations. These hallucinations were clear, vivid, episodic, and increasing in frequency. Starting 3 weeks prior to presentation, she saw a little boy in her room that was [...]

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MESENTERIC VENOUS THROMBOSIS MASQUERADING AS SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION

Case Presentation: A 33 year-old female presented to an outside facility with a few days of gradual onset abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting. On presentation, vital signs were notable for tachycardia. Examination showed periumbilical [...]

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OVARIAN VEIN THROMBOPHLEBITIS IN A TRANSGENDER MALE ON TESTOSTERONE

Case Presentation: This is a case of a 28-year-old transgender male on Testosterone for one year, with no past medical or surgical history, no pertinent family history, and current daily smoker, who presented to the [...]

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RARE PRESENTATION OF GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION DUE TO BREAST CANCER METASTASIS

Case Presentation: Breast cancer accounts for approximately 266,000 cases each year and is responsible for over 40,000 deaths in the United States. The most common sites of metastasis include bone, liver, lungs and brain. The [...]

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SOMETHING UP HIS SLEEVE: PARVOVIRUS B19 AS A CAUSE OF SEPSIS AND A STOCKING-GLOVE RASH

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 21-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a three-day history of rash, fever, and fatigue. The rash first appeared on his trunk and spread to his arms and hands [...]

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STONE COLD CRAZY: A CASE REPORT OF NEPHROLITHIASIS AND EMPAGLIFLOZIN INDUCED DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old man with a history of insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with the complaint of abdominal pain, emesis and poor oral intake for three days. CT scan revealed non-obstructing nephrolithiasis. He [...]

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TB OR NOT TB: THAT IS THE HIGH CALCIUM QUESTION

Case Presentation: A 49 year-old woman with end stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis (PD) for the past year, presented with progressively worsening abdominal pain, fevers, and nausea. This was her second presentation as she [...]

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THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) DEFICIENCY IN BARIATRIC GASTRIC BYPASS: AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED POTENTIAL DEADLY MISS

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old male with roux-en-y gastric bypass fourteen years ago with complications and multiple adhesions, hiatal hernia associated with nausea and vomiting, and subsequent small bowel resection last year, started to experience cognitive [...]

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