HEPATITIS C

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Abstract Number: 1036

DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, and history of intravenous heroin use presented with bilateral lower extremity swelling, weakness, multiple aphthous ulcers and a progressive, painful rash for 1 month. Physical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 126

STOPPING HCV IN ITS TRACKS – EXPANDING HCV TESTING CAN HALT THE EPIDEMIC

Background: There is an estimated 160,000 individuals that have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in New Jersey. HCV is a well-known and widespread challenge to personal, societal, and governmental resources and ultimately, human [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Outcomes Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on STOPPING HCV IN ITS TRACKS – EXPANDING HCV TESTING CAN HALT THE EPIDEMIC

HM2018 Abstract Number: 536

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

Case Presentation: A 56 year-old woman with a history of untreated Hepatitis C, anal cancer status post chemotherapy and radiation, current IV heroin use, and MRSA tricuspid valve endocarditis presented with lethargy, jaundice, abdominal pain, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 738

TOO SWEET TO TREAT, LEDISPAVIR/SOFOSBUVIR INDUCED DIABETES MELLITUS IN PATIENT RECEIVING TENOFOVIR

Case Presentation: A 55 year old non obese African American male with the past medical history of HIV on tenofovir/emtricitabine/efavirenz and HCV genotype 1 infection who was being treated with ledipasvir/sofosbuvir came in with complaints [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:59:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on TOO SWEET TO TREAT, LEDISPAVIR/SOFOSBUVIR INDUCED DIABETES MELLITUS IN PATIENT RECEIVING TENOFOVIR