Anemia

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Abstract Number: 1058

THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old woman with a history of bioprosthetic aortic valve (AV) placement in 2014 presented with three weeks of exertional dyspnea and dark stools. On presentation stool guaiac was positive and her hemoglobin [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL

Abstract Number: 963

A PERPLEXING CASE OF ANEMIA

Case Presentation: Vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency is a commonly encountered clinical condition that frequently presents with either macrocytic anemia or neurological symptoms. The objective of this report is to describe a rare case of severe [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A PERPLEXING CASE OF ANEMIA

Abstract Number: 856

A SERIOUS ADVERSE EVENT OF RED BLOOD CELL TRANSFUSION: A CASE OF POSTERIOR REVERSIBLE ENCEPHALOPATHY SYNDROME (PRES)

Case Presentation: A 46-year-old woman with iron deficiency anemia presented with headache, right hand weakness, and “difficulty texting and folding clothes,” two weeks after being hospitalized for symptomatic anemia with shortness of breath and hemoglobin [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A SERIOUS ADVERSE EVENT OF RED BLOOD CELL TRANSFUSION: A CASE OF POSTERIOR REVERSIBLE ENCEPHALOPATHY SYNDROME (PRES)

Abstract Number: 835

BREAKING BLOOD: HEMOLYSIS AND HYPOXEMIA

Case Presentation: A 21-year-old man presented with two weeks of progressive dyspnea. He denied chest pain, lower extremity edema, orthopnea, melena, hematochezia, hemoptysis, cough, or fever. He had a previous presentation with similar symptoms of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:22+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BREAKING BLOOD: HEMOLYSIS AND HYPOXEMIA

Abstract Number: 804

HYPERVISCOSITY SYNDROME DUE TO WALDENSTRÖM’S MACROGLOBULINEMIA: AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF ANEMIA

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old African American female with a history of diabetes mellitus presented with right lower quadrant abdominal pain and melena for 1 week. Her stool was guaiac-positive. CBC with differential and CMP revealed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HYPERVISCOSITY SYNDROME DUE TO WALDENSTRÖM’S MACROGLOBULINEMIA: AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF ANEMIA

Abstract Number: 597

HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

Case Presentation: A 76 year-old male with a history of diverticulitis, T2DM, HTN, persistent atrial fibrillation and compensated alcoholic cirrhosis presented for recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB). He initially presented to an outside hospital six months [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

Abstract Number: 576

CLASSICAL HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA PRESENTING WITH IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA SUBSEQUENTLY DEVELOPING INTRA-RETINAL HEMORRHAGES

Case Presentation: A 27-year old African American male presented with 3 months of bilateral inguinal lymph node enlargement, fevers, night sweats, fatigue, and weight loss. Patient presented for outpatient nodal biopsy and subsequently sent to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CLASSICAL HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA PRESENTING WITH IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA SUBSEQUENTLY DEVELOPING INTRA-RETINAL HEMORRHAGES

Abstract Number: 175

CHARACTERIZING FATIGABILITY IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH ANEMIA

Background: Fatigability describes how fatigued a patient is at any given level of activity, and is measured as the degree of fatigue a patient experiences after performing a specific amount of activity. The National Institute [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERIZING FATIGABILITY IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH ANEMIA

Abstract Number: 155

HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Background: Anemia in patients with heart failure (HF) is common. Data reported shows a variable prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Additionally, it has also been demonstrated that it is associated with poor outcomes. Multiple risk factors [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 596

The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

Case Presentation: 44 year old male with insulin dependent type 2 Diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presented with fatigue, weakness, dyspnea on exertion and light headedness for several weeks. He denied bloody stools or melena. Medications [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

HM2018 Abstract Number: 420

MILK INDUCED HEART FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 23 month old female with minimal primary care visits presented to the ED after a syncopal episode. She was found to be tachycardic, tachypneic, and hypoxic. Physical exam revealed an irritable, pale [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Clinical Vignettes, Pediatric, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MILK INDUCED HEART FAILURE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 754

Don’t Leave Me Hanging Out to Dry

Case Presentation: A 49-year old man with no significant medical history presented with dyspnea and presyncope. He presented similarly six weeks prior and was diagnosed with constrictive pericarditis thought to be of a viral etiology. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Leave Me Hanging Out to Dry

HM2017 Abstract Number: 552

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ANEMIA

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old male with history of type 1 Von Willebrand disease, colonic polyps, and gastric ulcer from naproxen use due to osteoarthritis presented with a 3-week history of lethargy and fatigue with walking [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:21:39+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ANEMIA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 542

A SECOND LOOK AT STREP SANGUINIS AND THE COLON

Case Presentation: An 88 year old man with a history of severe aortic stenosis with transcatheter aortic valve replacement and unprovoked pulmonary embolism (on lifetime warfarin) presented with four days of lethargy and weakness. He [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:22:48+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A SECOND LOOK AT STREP SANGUINIS AND THE COLON

HM2017 Abstract Number: 817

WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

Case Presentation: A previously healthy two-year-old girl from southeastern Kentucky presented with pallor. She took no medications. Upon review of her diet, she was consuming nearly a gallon of whole milk daily. She enjoyed playing [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:50:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

HM2016 Abstract Number: 872

Copper Deficiency; a New Triad: Anemia, Leucopenia, and Myeloneuropathy

Case Presentation: Recognition of clinically significant copper deficiency is increasing. Hematologically, it can present as anemia (microcytic, normocytic, or macrocytic) and neutropenia. Bone marrow findings can mimic myelodysplasia resulting in occasional inappropriate referral for bone [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Copper Deficiency; a New Triad: Anemia, Leucopenia, and Myeloneuropathy