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Abstract Number: 538

CANCER ASSOCIATED IMMUNE MEDIATED MYOPATHY: HARD TO SAY, HARD TO SWALLOW

Case Presentation: A 69 year-old woman with recently diagnosed endometrial cancer presented with two weeks of dysphagia and progressive upper extremity weakness. On exam she was dysarthric with oral mucous retention and poor dentition; she [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CANCER ASSOCIATED IMMUNE MEDIATED MYOPATHY: HARD TO SAY, HARD TO SWALLOW

Abstract Number: 511

A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: I CAN’T SEE, THE BATTLE IN MY HEART.

Case Presentation: A 76- year old smoker woman with a medical history of emphysema and left MCA stroke six months back, presented with acute bilateral occipital headache and visual impairment.On Exam, she was well appearing, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: I CAN’T SEE, THE BATTLE IN MY HEART.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 746

RENAL ACTINOMYCOSIS

Case Presentation: A 56 year old female smoker with history of progressive weight loss in the past 6-9 months and changes in urinary frequency for about a month, presented with confusion, generalized weakness, lower extremity [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RENAL ACTINOMYCOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 825

UNUSUAL CAUSE OF MALIGNANCY-RELATED ASCITES IN A PATIENT WITH A REMOTE HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER

Case Presentation: A 71 year-old female presented to the emergency department with six weeks of worsening nausea and emesis. Her symptoms were associated with anorexia, 10-pound unintentional weight loss, and urinary incontinence. Past medical history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on UNUSUAL CAUSE OF MALIGNANCY-RELATED ASCITES IN A PATIENT WITH A REMOTE HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER

HM2017 Abstract Number: 494

A MOST RARE RENAL MASS

Case Presentation: An 18 year-old Hispanic female presented to a tertiary care center with six days of left-sided flank pain and gross hematuria. Upon further questioning, she additionally endorsed  two to three months of generalized [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:17:33+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A MOST RARE RENAL MASS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 614

A Not so Minimal Change Disease

Case Presentation: A 63 year old African-American Male with a history of well-controlled hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented with a four day history of new-onset lower extremity, upper extremity, and abdominal swelling. He denied shortness of breath, chest [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Not so Minimal Change Disease