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A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease and metastatic renal cell carcinoma presents with worsening dyspnea on exertion 3 weeks after his first infusion of pembrolizumab. On presentation, he was tachycardic and in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

A CLOT FROM A SLOW BEATING HEART: COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND STROKE DUE TO NONCOMPACTION CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 45-year-old previously healthy male with a known history of polysubstance use (tobacco, ethanol, and cocaine) presented to the emergency department with sudden onset left-sided facial droop, hemiparesis, hemisensory loss, and dysarthria. The [...]

By | 2017-04-25T21:16:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CLOT FROM A SLOW BEATING HEART: COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND STROKE DUE TO NONCOMPACTION CARDIOMYOPATHY

A REVERSIBLE CAUSE OF COMPLETE HEART BLOCK CAUSING CHEST PAIN AND SYNCOPE

Case Presentation: A thirty-seven year old female with past medical history of hypertension presented with syncope and chest pain. The pain was non-exertional, substernal, pressure like, associated with lightheadedness, dizziness and shortness of breath occurring [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:04:04+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A REVERSIBLE CAUSE OF COMPLETE HEART BLOCK CAUSING CHEST PAIN AND SYNCOPE

Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

Case Presentation: An 82-year-old man with a history of hypertension and known aortic insufficiency presented with bilateral lower extremity rash, ankle edema, and bradycardia. The ankle edema began two weeks prior to presentation followed by [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC AND NON-ISCHEMIC COMPLETE HEART BLOCK

Background: New onset third degree or complete heart block (CHB) is a medical emergency and usually requires permanent pacemaker. CHB can be caused by cardiac ischemia or non-ischemic conditions such as infiltrative diseases or fibrosis. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:42:51+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC AND NON-ISCHEMIC COMPLETE HEART BLOCK

COMPLETE HEART BLOCK ASSOCIATED WITH PROGRESSIVE RELAPSING POLYCHONDRITIS

Case Presentation: We describe a patient with relapsing polychondritis (RPC) who developed a complete heart block, mitral valve insufficiency and aortic root dilation. A 72-year-old man with a history of RPC presented with fatigue, lightheadedness [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:26:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on COMPLETE HEART BLOCK ASSOCIATED WITH PROGRESSIVE RELAPSING POLYCHONDRITIS

EMBOLIC ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION FROM CANDIDA ENDOCADITIS

Case Presentation: A 38-year-old male patient with a history of intravenous drug use was transferred from an outside hospital after initial presentation with persistent fevers, episodic flushing and swelling in right hand and forearm. Workup [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on EMBOLIC ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION FROM CANDIDA ENDOCADITIS

MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE WITH A SLOW BEATING HEART: ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF FULMINANT LYMPHOCYTIC MYOCARDITIS WITH COMPLETE HEART BLOCK

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old previously healthy male presented to an outside hospital emergency department with two days of flu-like symptoms including fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and recurrent episodes of syncope. On arrival, physical [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:37:15+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE WITH A SLOW BEATING HEART: ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF FULMINANT LYMPHOCYTIC MYOCARDITIS WITH COMPLETE HEART BLOCK

YOU MAKE MY HEART STOP: A CASE OF VARICELLA MYOCARDITIS PRESENTING AS STOKES-ADAMS ATTACKS

Case Presentation: A 30 year old well male presented with one day history of multiple episodes of loss of consciousness. Each episode lasted several minutes with no preceding warning. There was no limb jerking, tongue [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on YOU MAKE MY HEART STOP: A CASE OF VARICELLA MYOCARDITIS PRESENTING AS STOKES-ADAMS ATTACKS