Infective Endocarditis

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Abstract Number: 1081

MIRACULOUS BUG FROM FAUCET TO THE HEART : A RARE CAUSE OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 30-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of shoulder impingement, remote intravenous drug use presents as a transfer from outside hospital with 2 weeks of fever and sweats. He was febrile [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:58-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on MIRACULOUS BUG FROM FAUCET TO THE HEART : A RARE CAUSE OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Abstract Number: 1059

TWO VALVES AND A BROKEN HEART: A RARE CASE OF GRANULICATELLA INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 60 year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, and asthma presented to the emergency department with worsening intermittent fever and cough over six months. The cough was productive and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TWO VALVES AND A BROKEN HEART: A RARE CASE OF GRANULICATELLA INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Abstract Number: 956

GEMELLA MORBILLORUM ENDOCARDITIS UNMASKING ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Case Presentation: We report a case of outflow tract ventricular septal defect (VSD) manifesting in adulthood with aortic and pulmonary valve infective endocarditis (IE) from Gemella morbillorum. A 33-year-old male presented with fever, night sweats, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:58-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on GEMELLA MORBILLORUM ENDOCARDITIS UNMASKING ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Abstract Number: 880

POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND DEFUSES A TICKING TIME BOMB: EARLY BEDSIDE EVALUATION OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 30 year-old female presented postpartum day 1 following a normal vaginal delivery from an outside hospital after chest CT angiography (CTA) identified a 2.5 cm pericardial effusion. Review of systems was positive [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:40-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND DEFUSES A TICKING TIME BOMB: EARLY BEDSIDE EVALUATION OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Abstract Number: 746

A CASE OF E. COLI TRICUSPID VALVE ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old male with gastric carcinoma and no prior cardiac history presented to the emergency room with altered mental status. On arrival, the patient was tachypneic, hypoxic, hypothermic, tachycardic and hypotensive. Initial investigations [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:45-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF E. COLI TRICUSPID VALVE ENDOCARDITIS

Abstract Number: 522

THE GIANT ATRIAL WALL VEGETATION

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old male with a medical history significant for IV heroin abuse and bipolar disorder presented to the hospital with confusion, fever and chills. Initial vitals were concerning for septic shock, and the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:32-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE GIANT ATRIAL WALL VEGETATION

Abstract Number: 390

AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM BATTLE: TTE VS TEE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

Background: Echocardiography is an essential evaluation in the diagnosis of infectious endocarditis (IE). Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a portable study that is widely available and non-invasive. Though transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is traditionally known for higher [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:14-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM BATTLE: TTE VS TEE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 599

Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

Case Presentation: An 82-year-old man with a history of hypertension and known aortic insufficiency presented with bilateral lower extremity rash, ankle edema, and bradycardia. The ankle edema began two weeks prior to presentation followed by [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

HM2018 Abstract Number: 621

CULTURE NEGATIVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS MASQUERADING AS RECURRENT SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

Case Presentation: A 93-year-old African-American male with history of CVA, HTN, and dementia presented with a right femoral neck fracture after a same level fall. Vital signs on admission were unremarkable. Physical examination revealed a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:10-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CULTURE NEGATIVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS MASQUERADING AS RECURRENT SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 747

A DOCTOR’S OBJECTIVE – “BE GOOD AND DO GOOD”

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old male with a medical history of active injection drug use (IDU) and three prior admissions for native mitral valve endocarditis was admitted to the hospital for sepsis. On physical examination, the patient had JVP [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A DOCTOR’S OBJECTIVE – “BE GOOD AND DO GOOD”

HM2017 Abstract Number: 442

WHEN IS THE DUKE CRITERIA NOT ENOUGH?

Case Presentation: A 54 year-old-woman presented with one week of progressive fatigue, shortness of breath, and productive cough.  Physical exam revealed fever of 101.6⁰ F, poor oral dentition, bilateral pulmonary crackles and left lower quadrant [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:05-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on WHEN IS THE DUKE CRITERIA NOT ENOUGH?

HM2016 Abstract Number: 566

Uncommon Pathogen with an Affinity to the Heart; Rothia Mucilaginosa

Rothia mucilaginosa is an emerging opportunistic pathogen increasingly associated with prosthetic device infections. We report a case of R. mucilaginosa prosthetic  device endocarditis and review the literature of infections caused by this organism. Case Presentation: 23 year [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Uncommon Pathogen with an Affinity to the Heart; Rothia Mucilaginosa