Cryoglobulinemia

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Abstract Number: 1036

DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, and history of intravenous heroin use presented with bilateral lower extremity swelling, weakness, multiple aphthous ulcers and a progressive, painful rash for 1 month. Physical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:30-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 536

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

Case Presentation: A 56 year-old woman with a history of untreated Hepatitis C, anal cancer status post chemotherapy and radiation, current IV heroin use, and MRSA tricuspid valve endocarditis presented with lethargy, jaundice, abdominal pain, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 546

ICE ICE BABY: A CALL FOR STANDARDIZATION OF CRYOGLOBULIN LAB COLLECTION

Case Presentation: An 18 year old male with Diabetes Mellitus 1 was admitted for management of painful foot ulcerations after having submerged his feet daily in 20 hour ice baths for relief of chronic foot [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ICE ICE BABY: A CALL FOR STANDARDIZATION OF CRYOGLOBULIN LAB COLLECTION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 458

RETIFORM PURPURA: CLASSIC PRESENTATION, DIFFICULT DIAGNOSIS

Case Presentation: Case of a 63-year-old female with medical conditions of hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, and pulmonary embolism (2013) presented to our clinics with progressively worsening purpuric lesions since 1 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:30:33-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on RETIFORM PURPURA: CLASSIC PRESENTATION, DIFFICULT DIAGNOSIS