Cardiac Tamponade

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 608

CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 57-year-old lady with rapidly progressive stage IV pulmonary adenocarcinoma who presented two months after diagnosis with findings of significant hyponatremia. Upon admission, she was afebrile, hypotensive and [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 838

THE FORGOTTEN GUIDE WIRE

Case Presentation: A 68-year-old male presented to the emergency department with sudden onset shortness of breath (SOB) associated with chest pain. He had a past medical history significant for hypertension, history of deep vein thrombosis [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on THE FORGOTTEN GUIDE WIRE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 673

AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF MYXEDEMA COMA

Case Presentation: Pericardial effusion is relatively common in patients with uncontrolled hypothyroidism, but rarely, it progresses to cardiac tamponade. We describe a case of myxedema coma presenting with cardiac tamponade.   Discussion: A 63-year-old African [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:05:47-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF MYXEDEMA COMA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 470

A CASE OF CARDIAC TAMPONADE IN A LUPUS PATIENT

Cardiac involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is very common. Despite the relative frequency of pericarditis and pericardial effusions which occur in more than 50% of SLE patients, cardiac tamponade is rare and is seen [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:23:39-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF CARDIAC TAMPONADE IN A LUPUS PATIENT

HM2016 Abstract Number: 457

The Spectrum of Clinical Presentations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Case Presentation:   A 29-year-old African-American female presented with two weeks of left neck swelling and fever. Over four months, she had noted fatigue, cough, night sweats, and an unintentional 12-pound weight loss. Two empiric [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on The Spectrum of Clinical Presentations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

HM2016 Abstract Number: 779

“Hashimoto’s Heart”: Cardiac Tamponade As Presenting Symptom in Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism

Case Presentation: A 52 y.o with a past medical history of uncontrolled, untreated hypertension presented to our hospital with a 3 week history of progressively worsening lower extremity edema and shortness of breath. Review of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Hashimoto’s Heart”: Cardiac Tamponade As Presenting Symptom in Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism

HM2016 Abstract Number: 606

It’s Just the Flu!

Case Presentation: A 19 y/o woman presents with dyspnea and chest pain that began one week ago. Dyspnea is worse on exertion. She also complains of substernal chest pain, worse upon breathing. Associated symptoms are [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on It’s Just the Flu!