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Abstract Number: 1049

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? A CASE OF 7TH AND 8TH CRANIAL NERVE PALSIES FROM DUAL CHECK POINT INHIBITOR THERAPY

Case Presentation: A 65 year old Caucasian male with a history of B cell lymphoma on dual anti-checkpoint inhibitor therapy with Pembrolizumab (anti-PD1 antibodies) and IDO(indolamine 2,3-dioxygenase) presented with complaints of left side facial droop, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:54-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? A CASE OF 7TH AND 8TH CRANIAL NERVE PALSIES FROM DUAL CHECK POINT INHIBITOR THERAPY

Abstract Number: 961

SUGAR? NO, PLEASE!

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old male with no history of diabetes was admitted to the hospital due to complaints of severe fatigue, dizziness, and abrupt weight loss. He was found to have a random blood glucose [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:07-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SUGAR? NO, PLEASE!

HM2017 Abstract Number: 580

PITUITARY GONE AWRY

Case Presentation: Our patient was a 58 year old male with a history of metastatic melanoma on nivolumab and ipilimumab who was directly admitted from clinic to the medicine service for increased lethargy and flu-like [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:15:38-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on PITUITARY GONE AWRY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 444

FULMINANT LIVER FAILURE CAUSED BY DUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA

Case Presentation: A 70 year old male with metastatic malignant melanoma on immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab was sent to the hospital by his oncologist for abdominal pain and elevated liver enzymes.  His labs were [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:31:37-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FULMINANT LIVER FAILURE CAUSED BY DUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA