Multiple Myeloma

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Abstract Number: 899

A VARIANT RADIOLOGICAL PRESENTATION OF LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Case Presentation: 71-year-old male with multiple myeloma being treated with dexamethasone, elotuzumab and bortezomib, prior mediastinal plasmacytoma s/p chest radiation therapy and Crohn's disease was admitted with high-grade fever, chills, productive cough. Labs revealed pancytopenia [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A VARIANT RADIOLOGICAL PRESENTATION OF LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

Abstract Number: 176

RISK, OUTCOMES AND PREDICT FACTORS OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN HOSPITALIZED MULTIPLE MYELOMA PATIENTS FROM A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS

Background: Patients hospitalized with hematologic malignancy are particularly vulnerable to infection. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has become the most common cause of healthcare-associated infections in U. S. hospitals, and the excess healthcare costs related to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on RISK, OUTCOMES AND PREDICT FACTORS OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN HOSPITALIZED MULTIPLE MYELOMA PATIENTS FROM A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 850

A RARE CASE OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA PRESENTING WITH SPONTANEOUS TUMOR LYSIS SYNDROME

Case Presentation: Patient is a 62 year-old morbidly obese male (BMI 56), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on 4L of Nasal Cannula (NC) O2 at home, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, who presented complaining [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA PRESENTING WITH SPONTANEOUS TUMOR LYSIS SYNDROME

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: 451

VERTIGO AND HYPERVISCOSITY: SPINNING INTO A NEW DIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Case Presentation: 84 year old previously healthy female with history of hypertension, Diabetes and chronic kidney disease stage 2 presented to the ER with dizziness. She reported light headedness with frequent room spinning while ambulating. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:31:22+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on VERTIGO AND HYPERVISCOSITY: SPINNING INTO A NEW DIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE MYELOMA

HM2016 Abstract Number: 461

Seeing Red Everywhere: Amyloidosis Associated Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma

Case Presentation: Ms. S is a 64 year old woman recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma following a hip fracture and repair, who was transferred from an outside hospital for hematochezia. She was admitted to the [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Seeing Red Everywhere: Amyloidosis Associated Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma