Hemolysis

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A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old male presented with a chief complaint of dyspnea beginning 3 months ago. Additionally, he endorsed 15-pound weight loss, fatigue, and decreased appetite during this time. Members of his family noticed yellowing [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

MEROPENEM-INDUCED HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA

Case Presentation: Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a rare condition in which exposure to a specific medication induces an intravascular hemolysis via an immune-mediated reaction. Although reactions are variable, they can be life-threatening. The estimated [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MEROPENEM-INDUCED HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA

ROWDY RASBURICASE

Case Presentation: A 67 year old African American man with extensive stage small cell neuroendocrine lung cancer presented to the ED with one month of shortness of breath. On exam, he was in mild distress [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:03:51+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on ROWDY RASBURICASE

Severe Hypophosphatemia: Its Prevalence and Predictors Associated with In-Hospital Mortality

Background: It has been unclear about prevalence and in-hospital mortality of severe hypophosphatemia among hospitalized medical patients. Predictors for in-hospital mortality have not yet been determined in terms those may include serum nadir phosphate level, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Severe Hypophosphatemia: Its Prevalence and Predictors Associated with In-Hospital Mortality

The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

Case Presentation: 44 year old male with insulin dependent type 2 Diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presented with fatigue, weakness, dyspnea on exertion and light headedness for several weeks. He denied bloody stools or melena. Medications [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old woman with a history of bioprosthetic aortic valve (AV) placement in 2014 presented with three weeks of exertional dyspnea and dark stools. On presentation stool guaiac was positive and her hemoglobin [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL