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HM2017 Abstract Number: 751

THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA AFTER AN EPISODE OF SEVERE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE COLITIS

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematochezia, and fever. Medical history consisted of a previous episode of diverticulitis and a right partial nephrectomy due to Renal Cell Carcinoma. On physical examination, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:54:54-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA AFTER AN EPISODE OF SEVERE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE COLITIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 637

TREATMENT OF IPILIMUMAB-INDUCED DIARRHEA IN MELANOMA PATIENT WITH HUMIRA

Case Presentation: A 79-year-old male patient with a history significant for metastatic melanoma to the right axillary lymph node and recurrent diarrhea secondary to ipilimumab-induced colitis is admitted for uncontrolled diarrhea with rectal bleeding.  He [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:11:44-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on TREATMENT OF IPILIMUMAB-INDUCED DIARRHEA IN MELANOMA PATIENT WITH HUMIRA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 361

MESALAMINE-INDUCED EOSINOPHILIC PNEUMONIA

Case Presentation: A 27 yo male with ulcerative colitis (UC) and childhood asthma presented with a dry cough, fever and weight loss for 6 weeks. One and a half years prior to admission, he was [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:38:44-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on MESALAMINE-INDUCED EOSINOPHILIC PNEUMONIA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 453

A Case of GI Bleed Due to Cmv Colitis in an Immunocompetent Patient

Case Presentation: A 65 year old African American male with a past medical history of non-obstructive CAD and chronic hepatitis C with cirrhosis presented to the emergency room with one episode of hematochezia.  Vital signs [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Case of GI Bleed Due to Cmv Colitis in an Immunocompetent Patient