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Abstract Number: 862

A CASE OF ACUTE PROGRESSIVE WEAKNESS IN A HEROIN USER

Case Presentation: 42 year old male with history of active substance abuse and multiple psychiatric diagnosis who presented with acute onset of progressive weakness and multiple cranial nerve palsies (extra ocular, facial and bulbar involvement) [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF ACUTE PROGRESSIVE WEAKNESS IN A HEROIN USER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 888

Neurological damage induced by heroin inhalation: Chasing the dragon syndrome

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old man with no previous psychiatric or significant medical history was brought in by his family to the emergency department for an abnormal behavior included inability to speak and ambulate, motor restlessness, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Neurological damage induced by heroin inhalation: Chasing the dragon syndrome

HM2018 Abstract Number: 627

CHASING THE DRAGON: HEROIN INHALATION LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 33 year old male with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) complicated by recurrent diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) presented with ataxia, lethargy, cough, and dyspnea. He had been recently exposed to high intensity immunosuppression [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CHASING THE DRAGON: HEROIN INHALATION LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY