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Abstract Number: 930

HOG HUNTING GONE WILD: A RARE ZOONOSIS CAUGHT CLOSE TO HOME

Case Presentation: A 57-year-old man with past medical history of hypertension and left partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma presented to the emergency department with several days of fevers, diarrhea, and fatigue. On examination, the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HOG HUNTING GONE WILD: A RARE ZOONOSIS CAUGHT CLOSE TO HOME

Abstract Number: 929

BEWARE THE DANGERS OF HOME REMEDIES

Case Presentation: A 68-year-old African-American woman with known history of refractory IgG kappa multiple myeloma presented with fever, congestion, and purulent drainage from both ears that had been progressively worsening over the past week. She [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:11-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on BEWARE THE DANGERS OF HOME REMEDIES

Abstract Number: 712

IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 24-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented with five days of abdominal pain and lower extremity aching. He also reported subjective fevers, headache, emesis, and decreased appetite with a five-pound [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:47-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IT MAY SOUND CHEESY… AN INTERESTING CASE OF NEUROBRUCELLOSIS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Abstract Number: 696

THE UNSUSPECTING CULPRIT: ILEOCECAL MASS IN A RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old Filipino woman with a history of lupus nephritis status post renal transplantation presented with 1 month of the right upper quadrant (RUQ), lower abdominal pain and a new fever. Her RUQ [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:21-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE UNSUSPECTING CULPRIT: ILEOCECAL MASS IN A RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT

Abstract Number: 518

CNS CRYPTOCOCCOMA: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPTOCOCCUS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Case Presentation: A 36 year old male from Central America who immigrated to the United States ten years ago presented with cough and headache accompanied with fevers. He did not have any past medical conditions. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:25-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CNS CRYPTOCOCCOMA: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPTOCOCCUS IN AN HIV PATIENT

Abstract Number: 190

EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Background: Data is emerging on the efficacy of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) for recurrent clostridium difficile infection (CDI) management with success rates of 80-90% in general population. Immunocompromised patients continue to be excluded from randomized [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:18-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 440

BREAKTHROUGH INVASIVE PULMONARY SCOPULARIOPSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Case Presentation: A 59-year old man presented with high grade fever (102 F), non-productive cough, and malaise for two months duration. His medical history was significant for of relapsing Chronic lymphocytic leukemia; on chemotherapy, Chronic [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:34-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BREAKTHROUGH INVASIVE PULMONARY SCOPULARIOPSIS IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

HM2018 Abstract Number: 740

Penicilliosis: A Contaminant Confirmed

Case Presentation: A 44 year old African American man presented to the hospital for evaluation and treatment following generalized tonic-clonic seizures. He denied recent and remote travel, fever, chills, sick contacts, constitutional symptoms, and felt [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:48-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Penicilliosis: A Contaminant Confirmed

HM2018 Abstract Number: 463

AN UNUSUAL SKIN MANIFESTATION IN A PATIENT WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 55-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus, metastatic renal cell carcinoma to brain and bone despite left nephrectomy and multiple cycles of chemotherapy and recent immunotherapy with nivolumab presented 3 weeks post [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:44-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL SKIN MANIFESTATION IN A PATIENT WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 798

A CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPOTOCOCCAL INFECTION WITH A RARE TWIST

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old patient was referred to us by his PCP for subacute onset of confusion. Two months prior to presentation he was diagnosed with Focal segmental glomerulonephritis and had been on immunosuppressive therapy [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A CASE OF DISSEMINATED CRYPOTOCOCCAL INFECTION WITH A RARE TWIST

HM2017 Abstract Number: 557

A RARE CASE OF SIMULTANEOUSLY OCCURRING PULMONARY FUNGAL INFECTIONS

Case Presentation: Our patient was a 56 year-old immunocompromised male with a history of active CML (Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia) on active chemotherapy who was undergoing treatment with doxycycline and fluconazole for actinomycosis and coccidioidomycosis diagnosed [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:17:39-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF SIMULTANEOUSLY OCCURRING PULMONARY FUNGAL INFECTIONS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 537

DOUBLE TROUBLE: A CASE OF CONCOMITANT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

Case Presentation: Pneumonia in an immunocompromised individual has a broad differential; the initial work-up and selection of antimicrobials can be challenging. We present a case of concomitant pulmonary nocardiosis and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP). A [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:23:01-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on DOUBLE TROUBLE: A CASE OF CONCOMITANT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS