Amyloidosis

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Abstract Number: 826

BIOPSY PROVEN AL AMYLOIDOSIS AFTER SEVERE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Case Presentation: A 39-year-old Bulgarian man, recently diagnosed with non ischemic cardiomyopathy was transferred to our hospital due to upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The patient reports seven months of intermittent hematemesis that worsened after two significant [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:06-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BIOPSY PROVEN AL AMYLOIDOSIS AFTER SEVERE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

HM2018 Abstract Number: 716

ALECT2: CAUTIONARY TALE IN RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old Pakistani man was referred to nephrology clinic for evaluation of progressive kidney disease. Relevant medical history included well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus, gout and hypertension. Six months prior to presentation his [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:08:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ALECT2: CAUTIONARY TALE IN RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 797

IT’S ALWAYS IN THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK: AA AMYLOIDOSIS SECONDARY TO TB LYMPHADENITIS

Case Presentation: A 67-year-old Fijean woman presented to the emergency department with three weeks of fevers, chills, weakness, watery non-bloody diarrhea, and unintentional 15lb weight loss. She had no recent travel, sick contacts, changes in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:20-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IT’S ALWAYS IN THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK: AA AMYLOIDOSIS SECONDARY TO TB LYMPHADENITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 902

NEW ONSET HEART FAILURE? DON’T FORGET THE AMYLOID!

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old African American male with history of supraventricular tachycardia presented after an episode of chest pain and syncope. He endorsed progressive exertional dyspnea, paroxysmal orthopnea, and worsening abdominal swelling of several weeks [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:34-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NEW ONSET HEART FAILURE? DON’T FORGET THE AMYLOID!

HM2017 Abstract Number: 436

AN UNEXPECTED ETIOLOGY OF BILATERAL LOWER EXTREMITY EDEMA

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old Caucasian male with history of recurrent pulmonary embolism on chronic warfarin and hypertension was transferred from a nursing home to the hospital for shortness of breath and cough for two days. He was initially treated [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:17-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNEXPECTED ETIOLOGY OF BILATERAL LOWER EXTREMITY EDEMA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 461

Seeing Red Everywhere: Amyloidosis Associated Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma

Case Presentation: Ms. S is a 64 year old woman recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma following a hip fracture and repair, who was transferred from an outside hospital for hematochezia. She was admitted to the [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Seeing Red Everywhere: Amyloidosis Associated Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma

HM2016 Abstract Number: 865

A Case of Amyloidosis Presenting with Refractory Syncope

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old previously healthy black man presented with lightheadedness, painful bilateral neck swelling and 40-pound weight loss over two months, along with multiple fainting spells. On exam, he had severe orthostatic hypotension and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Case of Amyloidosis Presenting with Refractory Syncope