Diarrhea

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Abstract Number: 970

APPROACHING THE TREATMENT CLIFF FOR C DIFF: A CASE OF RECURRENT REFRACTORY CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION TREATED WITH SERIAL FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION & BEZLOTOXUMAB

Case Presentation: A 62 year old female with reported history of Crohn’s Colitis in non-biologic remission was administered oral amoxicillin 2.5g twice for two dental procedures. Subsequently, she developed 10-20 loose bowel movements with abdominal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on APPROACHING THE TREATMENT CLIFF FOR C DIFF: A CASE OF RECURRENT REFRACTORY CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION TREATED WITH SERIAL FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION & BEZLOTOXUMAB

HM2018 Abstract Number: 433

‘DIARRHEA, THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG’ A FATAL CASE OF ENTEROPATHY ASSOCIATED T-CELL LYMPHOMA

Case Presentation: A 67 year old woman presented with right upper quadrant abdominal pain and was diagnosed with acute cholecystitis. She underwent elective cholecystectomy, complicated by Clostridium difficile colitis. Despite treatment with oral Vancomycin, she [...]

By | 2019-03-11T16:27:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes|Comments Off on ‘DIARRHEA, THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG’ A FATAL CASE OF ENTEROPATHY ASSOCIATED T-CELL LYMPHOMA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 658

INTRACTABLE DIARRHEA DUE TO THYROID CANCER

Case Presentation:  A 67-year-old female with a history of hypothyroidism, type II diabetes and hypertension presented with acute on chronic diarrhea.  She reported a 9-month history of profuse watery stools, up to 15 times per [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:09:16+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on INTRACTABLE DIARRHEA DUE TO THYROID CANCER

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

HM2017 Abstract Number: 410

ACRODERMATITIS ENTEROPATHICA (AE): AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED ENTITY TO CONSIDER IN ALCOHOLICS

Case Presentation: A 39 year old male with a history of alcohol abuse and recurrent methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia was referred for tertiary evaluation of recurrent bacteremia and diffuse eczematous eruption. He reported chronic [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:24:41+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on ACRODERMATITIS ENTEROPATHICA (AE): AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED ENTITY TO CONSIDER IN ALCOHOLICS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 497

Sevelamer Crystalopathy: An Under-Recognized Cause of Gastrointestinal Disease

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old female with a history of hypertension, mild hypercalcemia, ESRD on hemodialysis, and pulmonary fibrosis status-post right lung transplant 6 years prior presented with acute on chronic diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Sevelamer Crystalopathy: An Under-Recognized Cause of Gastrointestinal Disease