Amyloidosis

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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+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BIOPSY PROVEN AL AMYLOIDOSIS AFTER SEVERE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

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+00:00 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

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+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NEW ONSET HEART FAILURE? DON’T FORGET THE AMYLOID!

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+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Seeing Red Everywhere: Amyloidosis Associated Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma