Hypothyroidism

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Abstract Number: 984

AMIODARONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Case Presentation: A 73 year old woman with known ischemic cardiomyopathy with reduced ejection fraction and atrial fibrillation on Amiodarone presented with decompensated heart failure. Work up revealed Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) 0.0008 UIU/ML, Free [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AMIODARONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Abstract Number: 976

ROCKET FUEL IN VINTAGE CAR: TREATING HYPOTHYROIDISM IN UNDIAGNOSED TYPE II POLYGLANDULAR SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 44 year old Caucasian male with past history of Type 1 diabetes, hypothyroidism presented to emergency hospital with increased lethargy, lightheadedness, nausea and multiple episodes of vomiting. He also reported a 20 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ROCKET FUEL IN VINTAGE CAR: TREATING HYPOTHYROIDISM IN UNDIAGNOSED TYPE II POLYGLANDULAR SYNDROME

Abstract Number: 965

WHY AM-I-O(DARONE) SO TIRED?

Case Presentation: A 75-year-old man with CLL, CAD s/p CABG, severe aortic stenosis s/p valve replacement, and atrial fibrillation on apixaban and amiodarone presented with two months of worsening fatigue, constipation, weakness, decreasing visual acuity [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:14+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHY AM-I-O(DARONE) SO TIRED?

Abstract Number: 962

WHY CAN’T SHE SPEAK? A CASE OF ACQUIRED MUTISM

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with history of hypothyroidism, surgically treated lumbar radiculopathy and neck sarcoma status post resection and radiochemotherapy was brought to the emergency department (ED) by the police. She was unwilling to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHY CAN’T SHE SPEAK? A CASE OF ACQUIRED MUTISM

Abstract Number: 872

FOOT DROP AND MUSCLE DESTRUCTION: A RARE CASE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM MYOPATHY IN A YOUNG MALE.

Case Presentation: 26 year old male with no history of substance use, only history of hypothyroidism status post radioactive Iodine treatment three years ago for Graves’ disease presented with three days of lower limbs pain, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on FOOT DROP AND MUSCLE DESTRUCTION: A RARE CASE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM MYOPATHY IN A YOUNG MALE.

HM2017 Abstract Number: 673

AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF MYXEDEMA COMA

Case Presentation: Pericardial effusion is relatively common in patients with uncontrolled hypothyroidism, but rarely, it progresses to cardiac tamponade. We describe a case of myxedema coma presenting with cardiac tamponade.   Discussion: A 63-year-old African [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:05:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF MYXEDEMA COMA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 779

“Hashimoto’s Heart”: Cardiac Tamponade As Presenting Symptom in Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism

Case Presentation: A 52 y.o with a past medical history of uncontrolled, untreated hypertension presented to our hospital with a 3 week history of progressively worsening lower extremity edema and shortness of breath. Review of [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Hashimoto’s Heart”: Cardiac Tamponade As Presenting Symptom in Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism