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“Chemotherapy Induced Chest Pain”: Coronary Vasospasm Secondary to 5-Fluorouracil

Case Presentation: A 71-year old female with known stage 3-colon cancer post resection, presented to our neighboring hospital with intermittent pleuritic chest pain radiating to her back. She was started on chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Chemotherapy Induced Chest Pain”: Coronary Vasospasm Secondary to 5-Fluorouracil

CALL THAT DASH! ACUTE NONRHEUMATIC STREPTOCOCCAL MYOCARDITIS MIMICKING STEMI

Case Presentation: A 50 year old male with no past medical history presented with severe chest pain that progressively worsened over 2 days. His chest pain was described as left sided, non-radiating, and constant. He [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Poster, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CALL THAT DASH! ACUTE NONRHEUMATIC STREPTOCOCCAL MYOCARDITIS MIMICKING STEMI

Joining the Big Five: Adding Gastric Volvulus in a Para-Esophageal Hernia to the List of Potentially Fatal Causes of Chest Pain

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old female with no known past medical history presented with 3-days of multiple episodes of vomiting after consuming Chinese food.She was in atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response.Significant lab analyses included [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Joining the Big Five: Adding Gastric Volvulus in a Para-Esophageal Hernia to the List of Potentially Fatal Causes of Chest Pain

MYOPERICARDITIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 44 year-old female with a history of essential hypertension presented with one month of progressive chest pain, dyspnea and fevers. These symptoms were associated with a dry cough, sore throat and symmetric [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:45+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MYOPERICARDITIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE