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A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: PARANEOPLASTIC SWEET’S SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Case Presentation: The patient was a 57 year old male with IgG lambda MM (Multiple Myeloma) without remission after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant. One month after transplantation, he developed erythematous right flank swelling, high [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: PARANEOPLASTIC SWEET’S SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Insulin Under Duress – Diagnosing and Treating Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome

Case Presentation: A 79-year-old Caucasian non-diabetic male with history of renal cell carcinoma, s/p left nephrectomy in 2005 and coronary artery stent placement 2 months prior and on Clopidogrel, presented with acute onset sweating and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Insulin Under Duress – Diagnosing and Treating Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome

Reconsider “Idiopathic” Thrombocytopenic Purpura When It’s Refractory

Case Presentation: A 77 year old Jehovah’s Witness woman presented with one month of petechial rash, epistaxis and oral mucosal bleeding. There was no recent travel or infectious illness. She denied herbal or toxic ingestions. [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Reconsider “Idiopathic” Thrombocytopenic Purpura When It’s Refractory

SUGAR? NO, PLEASE!

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old male with no history of diabetes was admitted to the hospital due to complaints of severe fatigue, dizziness, and abrupt weight loss. He was found to have a random blood glucose [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SUGAR? NO, PLEASE!