Encephalitis

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Abstract Number: 1066

ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (with a CD4+ cell count of 5 cells/mm3) presented with new-onset seizures and headache in September 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Notably, the patient was admitted to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ACANTHAMOEBA ENCEPHALITIS IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-INFECTED MALE PRESENTING WITH HEADACHE AND NEW-ONSET SEIZURES: A CASE REPORT

Abstract Number: 952

ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 64 year old female presented with fever, slurred speech and altered mental status. She had similar presentations twice in the past diagnosed as aseptic viral meningitis. Her past medical history included hypothyroidism, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Abstract Number: 493

A RARE CASE OF MOG ANTIBODY POSITIVE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HEALTHY 4-YEAR-OLD

Case Presentation: A 4-year-old presented with persistent fever, headache and vomiting. History was significant for a 5 day febrile illness 1 month earlier and a family history positive for late-onset rheumatoid arthritis in a maternal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:27:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF MOG ANTIBODY POSITIVE ENCEPHALITIS IN A HEALTHY 4-YEAR-OLD

HM2018 Abstract Number: 416

Recollections of the Past: Recurrent Anti-NMDAr Encephalitis

Case Presentation: 17 year-old-male with a history of anti-NMDAr encephalitis three years prior presented with two days of confusion, agitation and insomnia. Associated symptoms included anorexia, blunted affect, slow movements and, though awake, refusal to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Clinical Vignettes, Pediatric, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recollections of the Past: Recurrent Anti-NMDAr Encephalitis

HM2018 Abstract Number: 859

Atypical Acute Encephalitis Due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor

Case Presentation: An 84-year-old man with stage II non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma had tumor recurrence in the lungs after lobectomy. For first line systemic therapy he was started on pembrolizumab, a monoclonal antibody immune checkpoint [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:11+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Atypical Acute Encephalitis Due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor

HM2018 Abstract Number: 819

Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced encephalitis: a case report

Case Presentation: A 77 year old man with stage IIIC mucosal melanoma, hypothyroidism, HTN and COPD presents from an outside hospital with two months of rapidly progressive altered mental status. He was diagnosed with melanoma [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:52+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced encephalitis: a case report

HM2018 Abstract Number: 614

NEUROLOGICAL MANIFESTATION OF CHIKUNGUNGYA VIRUS IN A PATIENT AFTER A CRUISE

Case Presentation: 68 year-old female presented with three days of progressively worsening myalgias, headaches, fevers after a cruise through Antica, Saint Martin, and Puerto Rico (PR). She also was confused and unable to walk. She [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:00+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NEUROLOGICAL MANIFESTATION OF CHIKUNGUNGYA VIRUS IN A PATIENT AFTER A CRUISE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 685

NOT ALL PSYCHOSIS IS PURELY PSYCHIATRIC: A CASE OF ANTI-NMDAR ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: A 20 year old female with a history of childhood seizures, major depressive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder was evaluated for acute onset of bizarre behavior, confusion and disorganized thoughts for the past [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:57+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NOT ALL PSYCHOSIS IS PURELY PSYCHIATRIC: A CASE OF ANTI-NMDAR ENCEPHALITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 585

MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 51-year-old male without prior medical or psychiatric history who developed altered sensorium, cognitive dysfunction, mutism and disorganized behavior of 3 weeks of evolution causing severe impairment over [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 529

“POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

Case Presentation: A 62 year old woman with a history of hypertension suddenly developed a headache starting 3 days after receiving the influenza vaccine. The headache worsened and was associated with nausea, photosensitivity and vomiting. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 801

COMMON VIRUSES LEADING TO RECURRENT ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: The patient is a 33 year old woman with no significant past medical history who presented with recurrent encephalitis. She initially collapsed while walking with her toddler. She was unresponsive and had seizure [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:49:25+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on COMMON VIRUSES LEADING TO RECURRENT ENCEPHALITIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 669

SHE’S NOT CRAZY; A CASE OF ANTI-NMDA RECEPTOR ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old female with no clear past medical history other than possible mood disorder presented after three days of decreased level of consciousness. Associated symptoms included body aches, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:05:56+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on SHE’S NOT CRAZY; A CASE OF ANTI-NMDA RECEPTOR ENCEPHALITIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 420

A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: Mr. L, a 37-year-old Native American man with alcohol abuse disorder presented to the emergency room with sub-acute development over two days of ataxia, bilateral lower extremity paralysis and loss of sensation below [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:20:49+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A BRAIN-WRACKING CASE OF ENCEPHALITIS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 751

An Emerging Diagnosis: A Mysterious Encephalitis

Case Presentation: A 35-year-old Hispanic female, with no significant past medical history, first presented after a witnessed seizure but rapidly developed confusion, flat affect, agitation, and suicidal ideation necessitating inpatient psychiatric hold and high dose [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on An Emerging Diagnosis: A Mysterious Encephalitis

HM2016 Abstract Number: 624

Management of West Nile Virus Encephalitis with Bulbar Weakness in a Renal Transplant Recipient

Case Presentation: A 40-year-old-male with history of diabetes type 1 and renal transplant on immunosuppression presents with 2 weeks of weakness, anorexia, and cough. Initial exam revealed temperature 102.8 but was otherwise normal. He was [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Management of West Nile Virus Encephalitis with Bulbar Weakness in a Renal Transplant Recipient

HM2016 Abstract Number: 813

Double Trouble by Serology – St. Louis Encephalitis Vs. West Nile in Arizona

Case Presentation: A 58 year-old male with a history of heart and kidney transplantation in 2012, was admitted for a five day history of worsening diarrhea.  Initial workup did not reveal a cause for his [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:09:59+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Double Trouble by Serology – St. Louis Encephalitis Vs. West Nile in Arizona