Diverticulitis

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Abstract Number: 726

A RARE COMPLICATION OF DIVERTICULITIS

Case Presentation: A 59-year-old female with a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented to the ED with severe left lower quadrant abdominal, pelvic pain, and nausea. CT of the abdomen/pelvis showed findings of acute diverticulitis. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE COMPLICATION OF DIVERTICULITIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 621

A CASE OF JEJUNAL PERFORATION: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE FOR HOSPITALISTS

Case Presentation: A 71 year old man with history of multiple sclerosis and gout (on Methylprednisolone) presented with weakness. Patient was diagnosed with a UTI on a recent hospital admission for fever and weakness. He [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:26:21-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF JEJUNAL PERFORATION: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE FOR HOSPITALISTS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 818

Lower Extremity Necrotizing Fasciitis: An Unusual Presentation of Perforated Sigmoid Diverticulitis

Case Presentation:    A 72y/o female with PMH of sigmoid diverticulitis, myasthenia gravis on chronic prednisone, presented with 3-4days of progressively worsening pain and swelling of the left buttock and leg. Physical exam was significant [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts, Finalist|Comments Off on Lower Extremity Necrotizing Fasciitis: An Unusual Presentation of Perforated Sigmoid Diverticulitis