Cerebrovascular Accident

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“Weight Loss or Brain Loss?”: Long Term Use of Phentermine Possibly Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke

Case Presentation: A 39 y/o female with no significant past medical history and long term use of phentermine for weight loss presented to our hospital with complaints of transient right sided weakness and right sided [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Weight Loss or Brain Loss?”: Long Term Use of Phentermine Possibly Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke

AORTIC VALVE PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA PRESENTING AS RECURRENT CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

Case Presentation: Patient is a 63 year old female with medical history of migraines and a right corona radiata infarct diagnosed about a year prior who presented to the emergency department with slurred speech, left [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AORTIC VALVE PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA PRESENTING AS RECURRENT CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

POST OPERATIVE STROKE REVEALS UNDERLYING GENETIC CONDITION

Case Presentation: A 46-year-old woman presented with left hemiparesis following elective hip replacement. Past medical history noted essential hypertension currently untreated and bilateral hip dysplasia corrected as a child. She took ibuprofen and hydrocodone-acetaminophen for [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:26+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on POST OPERATIVE STROKE REVEALS UNDERLYING GENETIC CONDITION