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A Pediatric Patient Presenting with Bilateral Renal Infarcts Found to Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Case Presentation: An 18 year-old female with no significant medical history was admitted to the pediatric unit with a three-day history of lower abdominal pain and a one-day history of nausea and vomiting. She had [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Clinical Vignettes Abstracts, Pediatric|Comments Off on A Pediatric Patient Presenting with Bilateral Renal Infarcts Found to Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome

CASE OF A MESSY RASH

Case Presentation: A 57 year old Caucasian man with history of  porphyria cutanea tarda- recently started on therapeutic phlebotomy, COPD, alcohol abuse, hypertension was admitted to the hospital with recurrent syncopal spells of one day [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CASE OF A MESSY RASH

ERYTHEMA NODOSUM AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

Case Presentation: A 37-year-old Hispanic female with no medical history presented to the hospital with bilateral lower extremity edema of 3-week duration. Concurrently, she also experienced dysphagia to solids associated with 30-lb weight loss and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:45+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ERYTHEMA NODOSUM AS INITIAL PRESENTATION OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

Case Presentation: A 37 year old female with a past medical history of Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (EF=40-45%), Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome presented to the Emergency Department with complaints of pleuritic chest pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.