Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Abstract Number: 910

AN ATYPICAL CASE OF MILLER-FISHER SYNDROME PRESENTING WITH SEVERE DYSPHAGIA AND WEIGHT LOSS

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of a 3-week history of dysphagia and ~30lb weight loss. He had been transferred to the ED after a failed formal swallow evaluation, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:32-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN ATYPICAL CASE OF MILLER-FISHER SYNDROME PRESENTING WITH SEVERE DYSPHAGIA AND WEIGHT LOSS

Abstract Number: 599

SHINGRIX (RECOMBINANT ZOSTER VACCINE) ASSOCIATED GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME (GBS)

Case Presentation: A 76-year old female presented to the emergency department (ED) with fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, back pain and weakness in lower extremities. Two weeks earlier, patient received her first dose of Shingrix [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:44-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SHINGRIX (RECOMBINANT ZOSTER VACCINE) ASSOCIATED GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME (GBS)

HM2018 Abstract Number: 808

A CASE OF ACUTE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA FOLLOWING HIGH DOSE INTRAVENOUS IMMUNOGLOBULIN (IVIG)

Case Presentation: A 32-year-old African American male past medical history significant for recently diagnosed Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) was admitted for recurrent mechanical falls at home. One week prior to his admission, he was treated for [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:56-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A CASE OF ACUTE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA FOLLOWING HIGH DOSE INTRAVENOUS IMMUNOGLOBULIN (IVIG)

HM2018 Abstract Number: 566

NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AS A CAUSE OF ACUTE ASCENDING NEUROPATHY MIMICKING GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 39-year old female with a history of alcohol abuse presented with an eight-day history of numbness involving her bilateral lower extremities and hands which had progressed proximally to involve her chest wall. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:47-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AS A CAUSE OF ACUTE ASCENDING NEUROPATHY MIMICKING GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

HM2017 Abstract Number: 592

LYME DISEASE SHOULD NOT ALWAYS BE THE ONE TO BLAME

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old male patient with no past medical history was admitted initially with bilateral lower extremities (LE) weakness and right side facial paralysis. Before the onset of the symptoms, he reported that he [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:14:56-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on LYME DISEASE SHOULD NOT ALWAYS BE THE ONE TO BLAME