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Abstract Number: 679

THE UNEXPECTED SOUVENIR

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old man presents with a painful, erythematous lesion on his left thigh. He indicates that the lesion first appeared seven days ago and was followed by the onset fevers, chills, headaches, and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:55-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE UNEXPECTED SOUVENIR

Abstract Number: 623

WILD WILD WEST NILE: FEVER AND ENCEPHALITIS IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT

Case Presentation: An 86-year-old woman with history of EBV encephalitis four years prior presented for altered mental status and emesis in September. Previously, the patient was able to perform all activities of daily living. A [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:21-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WILD WILD WEST NILE: FEVER AND ENCEPHALITIS IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT

Abstract Number: 528

ABSCESSED WITH STERILITY: ASEPTIC ABSCESSES AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old African American female with history of colitis presented with dyspnea and cough. Workup revealed a pleural-based left upper lobe mass and mediastinal lymphadenopathy. She denied exposure to mold, fungus, chemicals, inhalants, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:41-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ABSCESSED WITH STERILITY: ASEPTIC ABSCESSES AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

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 | 2018-03-19T13:24:11-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Atypical Acute Encephalitis Due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor

HM2018 Abstract Number: 692

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old previously healthy Nigerian male presented to the ED with fevers for three weeks. He denied any chronic medical conditions, prior surgeries, or travel in the past year. He had initially presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:25-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 903

WHO’S THE CULPRIT OF TRAVELER’S FEVER? A CASE OF DOUBLE MONO

Case Presentation: A 33 year old Israeli male with no medical history presented with fevers for 2 weeks after traveling to Guatemala. Nine days after his arrival to Guatemala, the patient developed rigors and daily [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on WHO’S THE CULPRIT OF TRAVELER’S FEVER? A CASE OF DOUBLE MONO

HM2017 Abstract Number: 795

FEVER AFTER INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

Case Presentation: CG is a previously healthy 25M who presented with one week of high-grade fevers, abdominal pain, and worsening fatigue despite outpatient evaluation and treatment with Tamiflu. Travel history was significant for visiting family [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:49:35-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FEVER AFTER INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

HM2017 Abstract Number: 665

ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: 42-year-old woman with a history of pulmonary embolism and Antiphospholipid syndrome on lifelong anticoagulation with warfarin presented with severe neck pain and headache for five days. Examination revealed an ill appearing woman, febrile [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:08:28-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

HM2017 Abstract Number: 643

FEVER AND LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A RETURNING TRAVELER: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF A RARE DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 19-year old Caucasian female with a history of atopic dermatitis and mild asthma developed an erythematous maculopapular rash on her bilateral palms and wrists, right-sided tender cervical lymphadenopathy, and nightly fevers and [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:11:01-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FEVER AND LYMPHADENOPATHY IN A RETURNING TRAVELER: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF A RARE DISEASE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 434

LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA MASQUERADING AS PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old healthy women presented with high fever, headache, and “not feeling well” two weeks after she had termination of pregnancy by dilatation and curettage procedure. She had minimal vaginal bleeding and denied [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:21-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA MASQUERADING AS PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 431

FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?

Case Presentation: A healthy 50 year-old high school teacher with a past surgical history significant for elective bilateral breast augmentation presented to clinic for a 2-month history of dry cough unresponsive to steroids. She reported [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:28:25-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN: SHOULD BREAST IMPLANTS BECOME A HEALTH WARNING?

HM2017 Abstract Number: 824

TWO-MONTH-OLD INFANT WITH FEVER AND RASH

Case Presentation: The patient is a previously healthy two-month-old male who presented in August with six days of fever and a new-onset rash. He underwent a full sepsis evaluation and he was empirically started on [...]

By | 2017-04-20T14:49:08-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on TWO-MONTH-OLD INFANT WITH FEVER AND RASH

HM2016 Abstract Number: 705

A Rare but Important Cause of Prolonged Fever and Lymphadenopathy

Case Presentation: A healthy 24 year old Chinese male was admitted for fever for 3 weeks. His symptoms were associated with chills and rigors, night sweats and loss of appetite. On physical examination, he had [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Rare but Important Cause of Prolonged Fever and Lymphadenopathy

HM2016 Abstract Number: 747

The Truth Is in the Smear

Case Presentation: A 34-year-old Liberian woman with a history of HIV and AIDS diagnosed 10 years prior had not been taking anti-retroviral therapy for the past four years when she presented with two weeks of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on The Truth Is in the Smear