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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

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

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