Hyponatremia

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Abstract Number: 952

ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 64 year old female presented with fever, slurred speech and altered mental status. She had similar presentations twice in the past diagnosed as aseptic viral meningitis. Her past medical history included hypothyroidism, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY MASQUERADING AS MENINGO-ENCEPHALITIS: A CASE REPORT

Abstract Number: 762

BETWEEN THE ROCK AND THE HARD PLACE- HYPONATREMIA MASKING NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (NMS)

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 63-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of schizophrenia on risperidone, psychogenic polydipsia and chronic hyponatremia. He presented to the emergency department after being discovered unresponsive in a [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:14+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BETWEEN THE ROCK AND THE HARD PLACE- HYPONATREMIA MASKING NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME (NMS)

Abstract Number: 487

A CASE OF PARADOXICAL HYPONATREMIA IN UNDIAGNOSED CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old woman visiting from India with history of hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency presented with four days of profuse diarrhea and fever. She was admitted for sepsis secondary to Rotavirus gastroenteritis with initial [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:14:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF PARADOXICAL HYPONATREMIA IN UNDIAGNOSED CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 870

CLONUS AND CONFUSION: A CASE OF SEROTONIN SYNDROME AND SYNDROME OF INAPPROPRIATE ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE

Case Presentation: A 23-year-old woman with generalized anxiety disorder presents with 1 day of altered mental status. She had been taking duloxetine and fluoxetine chronically; however, fluoxetine was abruptly stopped for several weeks and then [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CLONUS AND CONFUSION: A CASE OF SEROTONIN SYNDROME AND SYNDROME OF INAPPROPRIATE ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 608

CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 57-year-old lady with rapidly progressive stage IV pulmonary adenocarcinoma who presented two months after diagnosis with findings of significant hyponatremia. Upon admission, she was afebrile, hypotensive and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 506

SEVERE HYPONATREMIA PRECIPITATING A BRUGADA-PATTERN ON ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

Case Presentation: A 51 year old Haitian male with a history of hypertension and what he described as “low sodium” presented to the emergency room with 4 days of dizziness, frontal headache, and nausea preceded [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SEVERE HYPONATREMIA PRECIPITATING A BRUGADA-PATTERN ON ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 415

CAH, OR IS IT?

Case Presentation: Pt was a FT 2wk old boy. At his 1st clinic appointment, he was 9% below birthweight. Mom reported appropriate feeding volume but he was sleeping throughout the day and needed to be [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatric|Comments Off on CAH, OR IS IT?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 694

NOT ALL CANCER RELATED HYPONATREMIA IS SIADH

Case Presentation: 75 year-old male with nasal NK/T non-Hodgkin lymphoma (stage II B) in second relapse on salvage Pembrolizumab (checkpoint inhibitor) presented with fatigue, skin irritation and arthralgias. Initial blood work showed hyponatremia. Patient had [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:44+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NOT ALL CANCER RELATED HYPONATREMIA IS SIADH

HM2016 Abstract Number: 865

A Case of Amyloidosis Presenting with Refractory Syncope

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old previously healthy black man presented with lightheadedness, painful bilateral neck swelling and 40-pound weight loss over two months, along with multiple fainting spells. On exam, he had severe orthostatic hypotension and [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Case of Amyloidosis Presenting with Refractory Syncope