Anemia

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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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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