Hypercalcemia

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36 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 36 year-old African-American female with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) was admitted to a community hospital with hypercalcemia and acute kidney injury (AKI). She recently was diagnosed with HIV/AIDs with diffuse [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:18:45+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on 36 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

A UNIQUE CASE OF INFILTRATIVE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA WITH HYPERCALCEMIA AND URIC ACID NEPHROPATHY

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old obese male with history of atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure (CHF) and alcohol use presented with subacute worsening of lower extremity edema, fatigue, and exercise tolerance. Five months prior to presentation, [...]

By | 2017-04-21T00:24:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts, Finalist Poster|Comments Off on A UNIQUE CASE OF INFILTRATIVE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA WITH HYPERCALCEMIA AND URIC ACID NEPHROPATHY

INVESTIGATION OF UNUSUAL HYPERCALCEMIA IN A PATIENT WITH CKD5 LEADS TO DIAGNOSIS OF DISSEMINATED EXTRAPULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 77 year old Filipino male with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5, Diabetes Type 2, stage I diastolic congestive heart failure and hypertension who presented with dyspnea and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:35+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on INVESTIGATION OF UNUSUAL HYPERCALCEMIA IN A PATIENT WITH CKD5 LEADS TO DIAGNOSIS OF DISSEMINATED EXTRAPULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS

My Heartburn is Better but I am confused: A Rare Case of Calcium Carbonate-Induced Severe Hypercalcemia

Case Presentation: A 54 year-old male with history of stroke, hypertension, chronic kidney disease stage III, gastroesophageal reflux, diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, and alcohol abuse (sober for 3 months), presented with acute change in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on My Heartburn is Better but I am confused: A Rare Case of Calcium Carbonate-Induced Severe Hypercalcemia

THE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old man presented with progressive fatigue, 30-pound weight loss, and arthralgias over six months. He also noted more recent onset of left upper quadrant abdominal discomfort and nonproductive cough. Past medical history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on THE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE