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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

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

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)

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

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