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DROWNING IN LYMPHOCYTES: LEUKOSTASIS AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL) MASQUERADING AS BRONCHIOLITIS

Case Presentation: A 4-month-old female presented to the Emergency Department with a 10 day history of rhinorrhea and congestion, and 2 day history of labored breathing. Her exam revealed coarse breath sounds and retractions, felt [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:49:04+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on DROWNING IN LYMPHOCYTES: LEUKOSTASIS AND ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL) MASQUERADING AS BRONCHIOLITIS

EATING LIKE A CHIPMUNK? A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

Case Presentation: A 10-year-old female with a prior history of pneumonia 8 months ago presents with recurrent right sided pneumonia. During her first hospitalization, she underwent an extensive work-up including negative HIV, TB, Coccidiomycosis, Cryptococcus, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:48:58+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on EATING LIKE A CHIPMUNK? A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK

THE IMPORTANCE OF AVOIDING ANCHORING BIAS WHEN TAKING THE HELM

Case Presentation: A 22 year-old G1P1000 pregnant woman at 24 weeks presented with hypertensive urgency and newly diagnosed intrauterine growth restriction in the setting of pre-eclampsia. On admission her physical exam and laboratory data were [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE IMPORTANCE OF AVOIDING ANCHORING BIAS WHEN TAKING THE HELM