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Abstract Number: 907

A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

Case Presentation: Thiamine deficiency is a known complication of bariatric surgery presenting commonly as Wernicke encephalopathy or dry beriberi. Pure sensory ascending neuropathy as a presenting complaint, however, is rare, which we describe here in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

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.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 752

YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old white male with adult-onset asthma and recurrent pneumonia presented to a rural hospital with a one month history of ascending lower extremity numbness. He also reported fever, fatigue, night sweats, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 542

IT’S ALL IN THE HEAD: A CASE REPORT ON METRONIDAZOLE-INDUCED ENCEPHALOPATHY (MEI) AND NEUROPATHY

Case Presentation: We report a case of a 44 year old female with a history of hepatitis C and alcoholic cirrhosis, abstinent from alcohol for about two years, who presented from a nursing facility with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IT’S ALL IN THE HEAD: A CASE REPORT ON METRONIDAZOLE-INDUCED ENCEPHALOPATHY (MEI) AND NEUROPATHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 749

MIFFED BY MYASTHENIA: A COMPLEX CASE OF MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX

Case Presentation: Mononeuritis multiplex (MM) was first described in 1960 as a hereditable neuropathy favoring the brachial nerve. MM is now known as the painful, asymmetrical destruction of at least two separate peripheral nerves caused [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MIFFED BY MYASTHENIA: A COMPLEX CASE OF MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX