Aortic dissection

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Abstract Number: 849

POST PARTY SYNDROME: OLD SYMPTOMS SHOULD ALWAYS BE REVISITED

Case Presentation: A 57-year-old African-American male, with past medical history of nonischemic cardiomyopathy, moderate aortic insufficiency, HTN, and cocaine abuse presented to the emergency room with complaints of shortness of breath (SOB), and chest pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on POST PARTY SYNDROME: OLD SYMPTOMS SHOULD ALWAYS BE REVISITED

Abstract Number: 578

SYNCOPE SURPRISE: HOW AN MCA STROKE WAS REALLY A MASSIVE AORTIC DISSECTION

Case Presentation: Patient is a 53 year old African American male with past medical history of hypertension who presented with syncope. He had this episode a total of 3 times, most recently 1 month prior [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SYNCOPE SURPRISE: HOW AN MCA STROKE WAS REALLY A MASSIVE AORTIC DISSECTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 812

NOT YOUR AVERAGE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED: WHEN AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR GOES AWRY

Case Presentation: A 59-year old male with a history of hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and Stanford Type A aortic dissection (treated six years prior by open followed by endovascular repair) presented with a four-day history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOT YOUR AVERAGE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED: WHEN AORTIC DISSECTION REPAIR GOES AWRY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 510

A CASE OF OMINOUS HICCUPS

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old man with a history of hypertension presented to the emergency department with a three-day history of nonstop hiccups. His systolic blood pressure was more than 200 and chest x-ray imaging was [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A CASE OF OMINOUS HICCUPS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 553

A HIDDEN KILLER: COMPLETE DISSECTION OF THE ASCENDING AND DESCENDING AORTA INDUCED BY GRAM NEGATIVE AORTITIS

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 62-year-old Eastern European female with no significant past medical history who was brought to the emergency department after a sustaining a syncopal episode. At the time of exam, she [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:15:02+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A HIDDEN KILLER: COMPLETE DISSECTION OF THE ASCENDING AND DESCENDING AORTA INDUCED BY GRAM NEGATIVE AORTITIS