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Abstract Number: 1077

A CASE OF DIARRHEA THAT TURNS INTO A REAL HEARTACHE: MYOCARDITIS SECONDARY TO CAMPYLOBACTER INFECTION

Case Presentation: A 19-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented to the hospital with abdominal pain, fevers and diarrhea after returning from Europe the day prior. Stool studies were positive for campylobacter jejuni. [...]

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Abstract Number: 934

SUDDEN ALTERED MENTATION: A CASE OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

Case Presentation: A 32-year-old male Mexican immigrant with no past medical history presented to the emergency department with sudden onset altered mentation. Four days prior to presentation, he had developed a headache, which had developed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:20+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SUDDEN ALTERED MENTATION: A CASE OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

Abstract Number: 748

A UNIQUE PRESENTATION OF AN EMERGING INVASIVE INFECTIOUS DISEASE: BRUGADA IN THE SETTING OF KLEBSIELLA LIVER ABSCESS (KLA) SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 55 year-old Korean male with a past medical history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented to the Emergency Department after feeling short of breath with chest pain, palpitations, mottled skin and blue lips. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A UNIQUE PRESENTATION OF AN EMERGING INVASIVE INFECTIOUS DISEASE: BRUGADA IN THE SETTING OF KLEBSIELLA LIVER ABSCESS (KLA) SYNDROME

Abstract Number: 613

THE QUERY FROM WEST TEXAS

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 56-year-old female with mitral valve prolapse presented to a Georgia hospital with several days of headache and chest pain. Six weeks prior to admission (PTA), she visited her family ranch [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE QUERY FROM WEST TEXAS

Abstract Number: 473

CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN THE JOINT

Case Presentation: After suffering a left-sided middle cerebral artery stroke and subsequent right sided weakness, an 85-year-old female fell and sustained a fracture of her right intertrochanteric femur. She initially had an ORIF at an [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:21:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019, Winners|Comments Off on CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN THE JOINT

Abstract Number: 250

VARIATION IN RATE OF BLOOD CULTURE FOR SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT CHILDREN

Background: Single-center studies have reported low yield of blood culture for skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in children. Blood cultures are commonly obtained in cases of SSTI, though the degree of practice variation is [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on VARIATION IN RATE OF BLOOD CULTURE FOR SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT CHILDREN

HM2018 Abstract Number: 516

MIC FOR FLUOROQUINOLONES IN NON-TYPHOIDAL SALMONELLA- WHEN IS IT SUSCEPTIBLE?

Case Presentation: 34 year old lady with AML presented with diarrhea of 2 days duration and was found to be positive for Salmonella on GI PCR, which was subsequently confirmed on stool culture.She was started [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MIC FOR FLUOROQUINOLONES IN NON-TYPHOIDAL SALMONELLA- WHEN IS IT SUSCEPTIBLE?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 692

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old previously healthy Nigerian male presented to the ED with fevers for three weeks. He denied any chronic medical conditions, prior surgeries, or travel in the past year. He had initially presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF FEVERS; HOW URBAN LEGEND FINDS ITS WAY INTO MODERN-DAY MEDICINE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 577

I’VE GOT GAS! ACUTE COLITIS IN A PATIENT WITH GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS BACTEREMIA

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with one week of abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, and fever. Two weeks prior, she reported a non-specific flu-like illness. On admission, she was [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:16:30+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on I’VE GOT GAS! ACUTE COLITIS IN A PATIENT WITH GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS BACTEREMIA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 460

IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: B-CELL LYMPHOMA MASQUERADING AS ORBITAL CELLULITIS

Case Presentation: 60 year old African American man with history of HTN, HLD, and mitral valve regurgitation presented to the ER complaining of 2.5 weeks of progressively worsening right eye pain and swelling. He originally [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:30:29+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: B-CELL LYMPHOMA MASQUERADING AS ORBITAL CELLULITIS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 343

METASTATIC KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE (KP)OSTEOMYELITIS , IN A HEALTHY HAITIAN FEMALE, PRESENTING WITH CUTANEOUS FISTULA OF LEFT ABDOMINAL WALL

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old Haitian female presented with a four-month history of “pus like drainage from a left abdominal wall opening”. It began with left flank pain followed by a “bump” in that area which [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:40:05+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on METASTATIC KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE (KP)OSTEOMYELITIS , IN A HEALTHY HAITIAN FEMALE, PRESENTING WITH CUTANEOUS FISTULA OF LEFT ABDOMINAL WALL

HM2016 Abstract Number: 711

The “Forgotten Disease” Remembered: Lemierres’s Syndrome and the Severe Complications

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 27 year old female was admitted with a severe cough and pleuritic chest pain after being treated as an outpatient for tonsillitis/pharyngitis 3 weeks prior to admission.  Her initial outpatient [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on The “Forgotten Disease” Remembered: Lemierres’s Syndrome and the Severe Complications

HM2016 Abstract Number: 427

Listeria Monocytogenes Meningitis in the Young and Healthy

Case Presentation: A 31-year-old male with no past medical history presented with fevers and headaches for two days. Patient also complained of malaise, neck stiffness and photophobia. Physical exam notable for positive Kernig’s sign. Labs [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Listeria Monocytogenes Meningitis in the Young and Healthy