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A CASE OF REVERSIBLE CEREBRAL VASOCONSTRICTION SYNDROME IN A PATIENT WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

Case Presentation: A 41- year old female with history of hypertension was admitted to our hospital with complaints of intermittent diffuse abdominal pain, diarrhea, and generalized rash. Vital signs were normal. Physical examination was notable [...]

By | 2017-04-25T21:15:21+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF REVERSIBLE CEREBRAL VASOCONSTRICTION SYNDROME IN A PATIENT WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

A Royal Pain in the Neck

Case Presentation: A 81 year old Asian woman with past medical history of diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, and arthritis presented with fever and five days of worsening neck stiffness and pain, worsened by neck [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Royal Pain in the Neck

An Exceptional Gpa: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting As Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis

Case Presentation: A 62 year old male with history of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis due to anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease who remains dialysis dependent after failing to respond to steroids and plasmapheresis eight months ago [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:09:59+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on An Exceptional Gpa: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting As Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis

HEADACHE MANAGEMENT AT PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL; EFFECT OF MENTAL HEALTH CO-MORBIDITY

Background: Migraine headache (MHA) is a common pediatric illness with up to 75% of children experiencing an episode by the age of 15. Up to 58% of adult MHA patients have a psychiatric comorbidity (PC), [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on HEADACHE MANAGEMENT AT PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL; EFFECT OF MENTAL HEALTH CO-MORBIDITY

NOT ALL HEADACHES ARE THE SAME; SOME DIFFERENTIALS CAN GIVE YOU HEADACHE

Case Presentation: A 9-year-old male with 5-day history of headache, fever, somnolence, red eyes and fatigue presented to the ED due to concern for Kawasaki disease. In the ED, frontal headache, fever, photophobia, and neck [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:27:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on NOT ALL HEADACHES ARE THE SAME; SOME DIFFERENTIALS CAN GIVE YOU HEADACHE

SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF THE LUNG WITH PITUITARY METASTASIS: A HEADACHE FOR PATIENTS AND PHYSICIANS

Case Presentation: A 75-year-old male presented to our institution with lethargy and unremitting headache of several weeks duration. His history was significant for squamous cell carcinoma of the lung status post lobectomy with recurrence 4 [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF THE LUNG WITH PITUITARY METASTASIS: A HEADACHE FOR PATIENTS AND PHYSICIANS

THE EFFECT OF PSYCHIATRIC COMORBIDITY ON THE TREATMENT OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH MIGRAINE HEADACHE

Background: Migraine headache (MHA) is a common pediatric disorder, which frequently leads to hospital admission. Inpatient MHA treatment involves various medications, including a combination of fluids, antiemetics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids, and anti-convulsants. Severe or [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on THE EFFECT OF PSYCHIATRIC COMORBIDITY ON THE TREATMENT OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH MIGRAINE HEADACHE

THE HUNT FOR SIGHT

Case Presentation: A 45 year-old Hispanic-female was admitted from ophthalmology clinic to the internal medicine ward for 3 week history of left-sided blurry vision, diplopia, opthalmoplegia, ptosis, peri-orbital pain, occipital headaches, impaired V1 and V2 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:16:38+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THE HUNT FOR SIGHT