Hypocalcemia

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A CASE OF CELIAC DISEASE PRESENTING AS CELIAC CRISIS: RARE AND LIFE THREATENING PRESENTATION

Case Presentation: A 20 year old male with past medical history of Type 1 Diabetes and Hypothyroidism presented to our hospital with severe hypocalcemia. His calcium was 5.8 mg/dl (normal range 8.6-10.3 mg/dl). His ionized [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF CELIAC DISEASE PRESENTING AS CELIAC CRISIS: RARE AND LIFE THREATENING PRESENTATION

A curious case of recalcitrant hypocalcemia and lytic osseous lesions

Case Presentation: A 75 year old man with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer (with bone metastases) was evaluated for hypocalcemia as an incidental finding, when he was admitted for hemorrhagic shock secondary to a bleeding duodenal [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A curious case of recalcitrant hypocalcemia and lytic osseous lesions

PPI-INDUCED HYPOCALCEMIA IN A WOMAN WITH IATROGENIC HYPOTHYROIDISM

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old woman with a past medical history notable for thyroid cancer status-post thyroidectomy complicated by hypoparathyrodism presented with muscle spasms in her hands and feet for two days. Four days prior to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PPI-INDUCED HYPOCALCEMIA IN A WOMAN WITH IATROGENIC HYPOTHYROIDISM

PPIS: PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS OR POTENTIAL PATHWAYS TO IATROGENIC SIDE EFFECTS?

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old female presented to our hospital with diffuse, severe, and crampy abdominal pain for 1 week associated with generalized weakness and fatigue. She has a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, type [...]

By | 2017-04-20T15:50:55+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on PPIS: PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS OR POTENTIAL PATHWAYS TO IATROGENIC SIDE EFFECTS?