Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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CATASTROPHE AVERTED – THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF CATASTROPHIC ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 56-year-old Caucasian female with history of mechanical aortic and mitral valves on chronic warfarin therapy, atrial fibrillation, and questionable history of SLE was admitted to the intensive care unit for emergent splenectomy [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CATASTROPHE AVERTED – THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF CATASTROPHIC ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

CLOT CRISIS: A CASE OF BILATERAL CENTRAL RETINAL ARTERY OCCLUSION FROM CATASTROPHIC ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: Twenty three year old female presented with complaints of severe headache and dizziness since past 2 weeks. Her past medical history was significant for SLE, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and lupus [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CLOT CRISIS: A CASE OF BILATERAL CENTRAL RETINAL ARTERY OCCLUSION FROM CATASTROPHIC ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME