Dyspnea

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 501

DYSPNEA: COULD THIS RASH BE THE CULPRIT?

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old gentleman with past medical history significant for chronic hypoxic and hypercapneic respiratory failure from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (FEV1 of 0.76 liters, 22% of predicted), hyperlipidemia, and hypertension presented with worsening exertional shortness of [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:27:22-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on DYSPNEA: COULD THIS RASH BE THE CULPRIT?

HM2017 Abstract Number: 326

A MALIGNANT COUGH IN A PATIENT WITH AIDS

Case Presentation: A 29 year old male with HIV/AIDS only intermittently taking antiretroviral therapy (ART), Pneumocystis jirovecii (PJP) pneumonia actively being treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) and prednisone, and cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma all diagnosed one month [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:16:36-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A MALIGNANT COUGH IN A PATIENT WITH AIDS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 889

Atypical Chest Pain in a 22 Year Old Male After Inhalation of Hookah

Case Presentation: A 22 year old male with past medical history of childhood asthma, tobacco dependence and polysubstance abuse presented with shortness of breath and acute onset of neck pain and pleuritic chest pain. The [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Atypical Chest Pain in a 22 Year Old Male After Inhalation of Hookah