Celiac Disease

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‘DIARRHEA, THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG’ A FATAL CASE OF ENTEROPATHY ASSOCIATED T-CELL LYMPHOMA

Case Presentation: A 67 year old woman presented with right upper quadrant abdominal pain and was diagnosed with acute cholecystitis. She underwent elective cholecystectomy, complicated by Clostridium difficile colitis. Despite treatment with oral Vancomycin, she [...]

By | 2019-03-11T16:27:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes|Comments Off on ‘DIARRHEA, THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG’ A FATAL CASE OF ENTEROPATHY ASSOCIATED T-CELL LYMPHOMA

A CASE OF CELIAC DISEASE PRESENTING AS CELIAC CRISIS: RARE AND LIFE THREATENING PRESENTATION

Case Presentation: A 20 year old male with past medical history of Type 1 Diabetes and Hypothyroidism presented to our hospital with severe hypocalcemia. His calcium was 5.8 mg/dl (normal range 8.6-10.3 mg/dl). His ionized [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF CELIAC DISEASE PRESENTING AS CELIAC CRISIS: RARE AND LIFE THREATENING PRESENTATION

CELIAC DISEASE MANIFESTING AS SEVERE MALABSORPTION

Case Presentation: A 20-year-old man with type 1 diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypomagnesemia presented for evaluation of hypocalcemia. Patient reported progressive lack of motivation and depression. He developed lower extremity swelling and abdominal distention over the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CELIAC DISEASE MANIFESTING AS SEVERE MALABSORPTION

Screening for Celiac Disease in Patients with Sarcoidosis?

Case Presentation: 35 year old woman, diagnosed with biopsy proven sarcoidosis, developed a complex clinical course over time. She started experiencing recurrent watery diarrhea, accompanied with abdominal pain and generalized weakness. Physical exam revealed thin [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Screening for Celiac Disease in Patients with Sarcoidosis?