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Abstract Number: 612

PULMONARY EMBOLUS AND LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE

Case Presentation: A 17 year old female was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolus 3 months ago. A partially occlusive thrombus was also noted in her left common iliac vein. She was diagnosed with May-Thurner syndrome [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:04-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PULMONARY EMBOLUS AND LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 429

MOYAMOYA WITH DVT AND TRANSIENT ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODIES

Case Presentation: A 60 -year old Caucasian female presented to the emergency department with right-sided hemiparesis and dysarthria. The patient had been admitted to an outside facility one week prior to presentation for left foot [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:42-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MOYAMOYA WITH DVT AND TRANSIENT ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODIES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 905

IVC ANOMALY: AN INFREQUENT BUT IMPORTANT CAUSE OF DVT AND PE

Case Presentation: A 31-year-old male with past medical history of fat lipoma was transferred to us from an outside institution for bilateral pulmonary embolism and bilateral lower extremity deep venous thromboses. The patient originally presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:02-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IVC ANOMALY: AN INFREQUENT BUT IMPORTANT CAUSE OF DVT AND PE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 140

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism (Vte) in Patients Prescribed Megestrol for Appetite Stimulation

Background: Cachexia and anorexia occur in 50-80% of cancer patients. In cancer patients, it is associated with shorter survival, treatment failure, early treatment termination, declining functional status, and reduced quality of life. Megestrol acetate is [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism (Vte) in Patients Prescribed Megestrol for Appetite Stimulation