Cardiomyopathy

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A Broken Heart, Too Soon

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old female without significant medical history was admitted with acute substernal, non-pleuritic chest pain accompanied by dyspnea, palpitations, and restlessness. She denied active illicit drug use, but admitted to taking amphetamine/dextroamphetamine (Adderall), [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Broken Heart, Too Soon

IDENTIFICATION OF A NOVEL SCN-5A GENE MUTATION ASSOCIATED WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: This is a case of a 30 year-old female presented in acute heart failure secondary to left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy (LVNC) found to have a novel sodium channel mutation. Patient with no significant [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:26:12+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on IDENTIFICATION OF A NOVEL SCN-5A GENE MUTATION ASSOCIATED WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION CARDIOMYOPATHY

Keep Room for Rheum: Avoid Premature Closure in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Case Presentation: A 59-year-old man with a history of type II diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion for four weeks. On exam, the patient was tachycardic with an elevated jugular venous [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Keep Room for Rheum: Avoid Premature Closure in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

MORE THAN MUSCULAR WEAKNESS: MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY AS A SEVERE MULTI-ORGAN DISORDER

Case Presentation: A 48 year-old male initially presented to an outside hospital with 2 days of cough and lethargy. He was commenced on antibiotic treatment for pneumonia and also found to be rhinovirus positive. While [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MORE THAN MUSCULAR WEAKNESS: MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY AS A SEVERE MULTI-ORGAN DISORDER

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+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NARROWING THE DIAGNOSIS: A CASE OF AN 18 YEAR OLD WITH SEVERE CARDIOMYOPATHY

REVERSAL OF NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY SEEN AS A COMPLICATION OF RAPID ASCENT DURING SCUBA DIVING

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 70 year old diet controlled hypertensive female, a New York State trained and licensed scuba diver, who presented to our emergency department with worsening headache after a [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on REVERSAL OF NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY SEEN AS A COMPLICATION OF RAPID ASCENT DURING SCUBA DIVING

TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH COMPLETE HEART BLOCK, NSTEMI AND THYROTOXICOSIS

Case Presentation: Patient is a 71 year old female with hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who presented after syncopal episodes and falls. She denied chest pain but did have lightheadedness and shortness of breath [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH COMPLETE HEART BLOCK, NSTEMI AND THYROTOXICOSIS