Eosinophilia

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“Fat Burners May Burn the Heart” L-Tryptophan Related Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome (Ems) with Myocarditis: A Case Report Emphasizing the Importance of Detail History About the Use of Dietary Supplements

Case Presentation: 26 year old woman with past medical history of asthma and eczema presented with positional chest pain for 6 days, that was associated with worsening spasm-like pains in her extremities and back for [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Fat Burners May Burn the Heart” L-Tryptophan Related Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome (Ems) with Myocarditis: A Case Report Emphasizing the Importance of Detail History About the Use of Dietary Supplements

A RARE DISEASE WITH DRASTIC PRESENTATION: EOSINOPHILIC GASTROENTERITIS PRESENTING AS GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION

Case Presentation: A 48 year old female with no significant past medical history presented with acute onset of dysphagia, early satiety, nausea /vomiting and epigastric pain. Epigastric pain and non-bloody non-bilious emesis occurred after each [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE DISEASE WITH DRASTIC PRESENTATION: EOSINOPHILIC GASTROENTERITIS PRESENTING AS GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION

FUROSEMIDE – A CULPRIT IN EOSINOPHIL MEDIATED ORGAN DAMAGE AND DRUG-INDUCED LIVER INJURY

Case Presentation: A 74-year-old male with a history of coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation presented with shortness of breath, orthopnea and leg edema of 2 weeks duration. He denied any chest pain, palpitations, or [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on FUROSEMIDE – A CULPRIT IN EOSINOPHIL MEDIATED ORGAN DAMAGE AND DRUG-INDUCED LIVER INJURY

LOOKING FOR DRESS AT THE WRONG ADDRESS: AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF PANCREATITIS

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old man presented to the emergency department with acute onset of fevers, myalgias and generalized erythematous rash after taking five weeks of Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) for acute prostatitis. Vital signs were notable for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:20+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on LOOKING FOR DRESS AT THE WRONG ADDRESS: AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF PANCREATITIS

PERITONEAL COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: A TRIAD OF PERITONITIS, OMENTAL NODULES, AND EOSINOPHILIA

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old Filipino man with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with 4 days of fever, abdominal pain and distention. He endorsed unintentional weight loss of 30lbs over the last year as [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PERITONEAL COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS: A TRIAD OF PERITONITIS, OMENTAL NODULES, AND EOSINOPHILIA

WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

Case Presentation: A previously healthy two-year-old girl from southeastern Kentucky presented with pallor. She took no medications. Upon review of her diet, she was consuming nearly a gallon of whole milk daily. She enjoyed playing [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:50:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on WHAT’S HIDING IN THE DIRT?

YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old white male with adult-onset asthma and recurrent pneumonia presented to a rural hospital with a one month history of ascending lower extremity numbness. He also reported fever, fatigue, night sweats, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS