Acquired hemophilia A

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A CASE OF ACQUIRED FACTOR VIII INHIBITOR CAUSING SPONTANEOUS NON-TRAUMATIC HEMATOMAS

Case Presentation: 82-year-old man on chronic Warfarin presented for evaluation of spontaneous right lower extremity swelling with bruising. Workup showed hemoglobin of 9.5 g/dL, platelet of 286 K/µL, PT 47.4 seconds, INR 5.0, and PTT [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF ACQUIRED FACTOR VIII INHIBITOR CAUSING SPONTANEOUS NON-TRAUMATIC HEMATOMAS

AN A-HA MOMENT: PITFALLS IN DIAGNOSING A CASE OF ACQUIRED HEMOPHILIA A

Case Presentation: A 77-year-old woman presented with altered mental status, tachycardia, tachypnea, and hypotension. Her family noted 1 month of progressive lethargy, with spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage and various episodes of facial and extremity bruising (for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN A-HA MOMENT: PITFALLS IN DIAGNOSING A CASE OF ACQUIRED HEMOPHILIA A

REINFORCING THE ATTACK AGAINST THE BODY: THE ASSOCIATION OF TWO AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS

Case Presentation: We present a case of acquired hemophilia A (AHA) in an elderly patient with longstanding rheumatoid arthritis (RA). An 85-year-old woman was transferred from an outside hospital for further evaluation of spontaneous soft [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on REINFORCING THE ATTACK AGAINST THE BODY: THE ASSOCIATION OF TWO AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS