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Abstract Number: 829

IT’S NOT GOUT, BUT STEROIDS STILL WORK! A CASE OF ACUTE ARTHRITIS IN THE HOSPITAL

Case Presentation: A 77 year old man with adenocarcinoma of the lung s/p chemotherapy and radiation presented to the Orthopedics service with hip pain & a left femoral lytic lesion.Soon after his IR-guided femur biopsy, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:12+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IT’S NOT GOUT, BUT STEROIDS STILL WORK! A CASE OF ACUTE ARTHRITIS IN THE HOSPITAL

Abstract Number: 708

IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-INDUCED HYPOPHYSITIS PRESENTING IN ADRENAL CRISIS: A CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION OF IMMUNOTHERAPY-RELATED ENDOCRINOPATHIES

Case Presentation: A 69 year-old male with widely metastatic melanoma presenting seven weeks into his treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab with five days of progressive lightheadedness, headache, nausea, non-bloody emesis, and generalized malaise. The patient [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-INDUCED HYPOPHYSITIS PRESENTING IN ADRENAL CRISIS: A CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION OF IMMUNOTHERAPY-RELATED ENDOCRINOPATHIES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 869

A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease and metastatic renal cell carcinoma presents with worsening dyspnea on exertion 3 weeks after his first infusion of pembrolizumab. On presentation, he was tachycardic and in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 859

Atypical Acute Encephalitis Due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor

Case Presentation: An 84-year-old man with stage II non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma had tumor recurrence in the lungs after lobectomy. For first line systemic therapy he was started on pembrolizumab, a monoclonal antibody immune checkpoint [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:11+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Atypical Acute Encephalitis Due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor

HM2018 Abstract Number: 819

Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced encephalitis: a case report

Case Presentation: A 77 year old man with stage IIIC mucosal melanoma, hypothyroidism, HTN and COPD presents from an outside hospital with two months of rapidly progressive altered mental status. He was diagnosed with melanoma [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:52+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced encephalitis: a case report

HM2017 Abstract Number: 444

FULMINANT LIVER FAILURE CAUSED BY DUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA

Case Presentation: A 70 year old male with metastatic malignant melanoma on immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab was sent to the hospital by his oncologist for abdominal pain and elevated liver enzymes.  His labs were [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:31:37+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FULMINANT LIVER FAILURE CAUSED BY DUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA