Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites As a Result of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Case Presentation: Chylothorax and chylous ascites are lymphatic complications characterized by leakage of triglyceride-rich fluid secondary to damage of the thoracic duct. Few cases in the literature exist regarding chylous complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia [...]

By | 2016-02-25T12:39:45+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites As a Result of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

PSEUDOHYPERKALEMIA IN EXTREME LEUKOCYTOSIS OF CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

Case Presentation: A 56-year-old man with history of hypertension on amlodipine, hydralazine, losartan, spironolactone, and torsemide, uncontrolled insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage IIIb, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:44+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PSEUDOHYPERKALEMIA IN EXTREME LEUKOCYTOSIS OF CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

PULMONARY LEUKEMIC INFILTRATE; AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF VENTILATOR DEPENDENT RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 73 year-old African-American female with history Rai Stage 3 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), not on any treatment was admitted with sepsis secondary to cellulitis of right leg. On the seventh day of [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:02:46+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on PULMONARY LEUKEMIC INFILTRATE; AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF VENTILATOR DEPENDENT RESPIRATORY FAILURE