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Abstract Number: 652

A CONTROVERSIAL CURE: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS

Case Presentation: A 50-year-old woman presented with two weeks of progressively worsening abdominal pain and distention. The abdominal pain was accompanied by yellowing of her eyes and periods of confusion. She reported consuming 4 shots [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:09-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CONTROVERSIAL CURE: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 642

RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 95 year old woman with a remote history of treated breast cancer and endometrial cancer presented to the hospital with severe abdominal pain and somnolence. One month prior, the patient was living [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA