Aortitis

/Tag:Aortitis

HM2018 Abstract Number: 455

NARROWING THE DIAGNOSIS: A CASE OF AN 18 YEAR OLD WITH SEVERE CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: An 18 year old Spanish speaking male from Honduras presented following a motor vehicle accident. Initial assessment in the ED included a CXR and bedside Echocardiogram which noted cardiomegaly and a reduced EF [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NARROWING THE DIAGNOSIS: A CASE OF AN 18 YEAR OLD WITH SEVERE CARDIOMYOPATHY

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 | 2017-04-25T23:15:02-04:00 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

HM2017 Abstract Number: 511

COMPLETE HEART BLOCK ASSOCIATED WITH PROGRESSIVE RELAPSING POLYCHONDRITIS

Case Presentation: We describe a patient with relapsing polychondritis (RPC) who developed a complete heart block, mitral valve insufficiency and aortic root dilation. A 72-year-old man with a history of RPC presented with fatigue, lightheadedness [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:26:18-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on COMPLETE HEART BLOCK ASSOCIATED WITH PROGRESSIVE RELAPSING POLYCHONDRITIS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 622

What Is That Retroperitoneal Mass?

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with hypertension and tobacco use presented with two months of new onset constipation and progressively worsening, diffuse, generalized abdominal pain, early satiety, and a 30-pound weight loss. She was found [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on What Is That Retroperitoneal Mass?