Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

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Abstract Number: 516

HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS: A SEVERE CLINICAL PRESENTATION AFTER A TICK BITE

Case Presentation: A 40 year-old male went camping in southeast Missouri in May and suffered tick bites. He developed a fever, rash and myalgias. He was treated with doxycycline, which was discontinued due to anaphylaxis. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:21-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS: A SEVERE CLINICAL PRESENTATION AFTER A TICK BITE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 782

Please Don’t Eat Me: A case of Adult Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Case Presentation: A 58 year old previously healthy Nigerian female presented with a 6-week history of high-grade fevers, weakness, malaise, and a 10-pound weight loss. On physical exam she was found to have tachycardia, hypotension, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:54-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Please Don’t Eat Me: A case of Adult Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

HM2018 Abstract Number: 735

AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF SECONDARY HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old female with a medical history of morbid obesity presented to a rural hospital with a one-week history of extreme fatigue, malaise, jaundice, and anorexia. Her initial vital signs were unremarkable. Physical [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:12-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN ATYPICAL PRESENTATION OF SECONDARY HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 513

ADULT STILL’S DISEASE WITH HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old previously healthy female presented with a two-week history of intermittent fever with non-pruritic rash, generalized myalgias and arthralgia, weakness, and chest pain. Her exam revealed temperature of 39.3 degrees Celsius, anterior [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ADULT STILL’S DISEASE WITH HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 424

HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS (HLH) DISGUISED AS SEPSIS

Case Presentation: A 29-year-old Caucasian woman presented to the emergency department with fever, sore throat, epigastric and right upper quadrant abdominal pain of 5 days duration. Physical examination was positive for fever (40oC), tachycardia (heart [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:36-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS (HLH) DISGUISED AS SEPSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 478

Always buy travel insurance

Case Presentation: A 44 year-old man who resides in Alexandria, LA presented via air ambulance from Honduras with three weeks of fever, night sweats, and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. He had associated nausea, vomiting, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:40-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Always buy travel insurance

HM2017 Abstract Number: 423

MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME: A NEARLY FATAL CASE PRESENTATION, AND REVIEW OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES

Case Presentation:       A 33 year-old Hispanic male without significant history presented with an unremitting fever for 5 days, associated with myalgais, fatigue, night sweats, and a rash. Upon admission, he was tachycardic, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:33:44-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION SYNDROME: A NEARLY FATAL CASE PRESENTATION, AND REVIEW OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES