Acute Liver Failure

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Abstract Number: 832

A RARE CASE OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO BLUNT CARDIAC INJURY FROM MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Case Presentation: A 53 years old woman presented to the outside hospital with altered mental status. She was found to have acute liver failure on lab investigations and was transferred to our institution for further [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:17-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO BLUNT CARDIAC INJURY FROM MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 718

A Fatal Golfing Tragedy

Case Presentation: IntroductionMost cases of mushroom ingestion are benign with fatalities being rare. Symptoms range from acute gastro-enteritis to psychotropic manifestations that are usually self-limiting. Our case highlights a unique case of mushroom poisoning fatality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:10-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A Fatal Golfing Tragedy

HM2018 Abstract Number: 642

RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 95 year old woman with a remote history of treated breast cancer and endometrial cancer presented to the hospital with severe abdominal pain and somnolence. One month prior, the patient was living [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 596

The Tip of the Iceberg: A Rare Cause of Acute Liver Failure

Case Presentation: A 53 year-old man with a history of sickle cell trait and stroke presented with subacute, progressively worsening generalized abdominal pain and distension. He had recently been diagnosed with cirrhosis due to autoimmune [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts, Finalist|Comments Off on The Tip of the Iceberg: A Rare Cause of Acute Liver Failure