Myopathy

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Abstract Number: 872

FOOT DROP AND MUSCLE DESTRUCTION: A RARE CASE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM MYOPATHY IN A YOUNG MALE.

Case Presentation: 26 year old male with no history of substance use, only history of hypothyroidism status post radioactive Iodine treatment three years ago for Graves’ disease presented with three days of lower limbs pain, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on FOOT DROP AND MUSCLE DESTRUCTION: A RARE CASE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM MYOPATHY IN A YOUNG MALE.

Abstract Number: 732

WHEN STATINS ATTACK: A CASE OF NECROTIZING AUTOIMMUNE MYOPATHY

Case Presentation: Statins are commonly prescribed medications that reduce cardiovascular disease. Their side effect profile consists of muscle-related adverse effects that are classified into toxic or autoimmune forms. We present a case of statin-induced necrotizing [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHEN STATINS ATTACK: A CASE OF NECROTIZING AUTOIMMUNE MYOPATHY

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