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A CONTROVERSIAL CURE: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old woman presented with two weeks of progressively worsening abdominal pain and distention. The abdominal pain was accompanied by yellowing of her eyes and periods of confusion. She reported consuming 4 shots [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CONTROVERSIAL CURE: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS

ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS PRESENTING AS A HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCY: WHEN THE APPEARANCE IS AS DECEPTIVE AS THE HISTORY

Case Presentation: Significant alcohol consumption can lead to a variety of alcoholic liver diseases ranging from alcoholic fatty liver disease to alcoholic hepatitis. Here, we discuss an atypical presentation of alcoholic hepatitis in a patient [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS PRESENTING AS A HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCY: WHEN THE APPEARANCE IS AS DECEPTIVE AS THE HISTORY

LIVER LACERATION AS A COMPLICATION OF CPR IN AN ALCOHOLIC PATIENT WITH HEPATOMEGALY

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old Caucasian woman with chronic alcohol abuse presented to the emergency department with a 1-day history of confusion, epigastric pain and dyspnea following excessive alcohol ingestion for 3 days. Vital signs were [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on LIVER LACERATION AS A COMPLICATION OF CPR IN AN ALCOHOLIC PATIENT WITH HEPATOMEGALY