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A CONSTERNATING CONSTELLATION: GASTRITIS, COLITIS, AND DERMATITIS IN AN HIV-POSITIVE MALE

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on antiretroviral therapy presented with an anterior mediastinal mass on computed tomography (CT). A biopsy was not concerning for a malignant or infectious process, and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CONSTERNATING CONSTELLATION: GASTRITIS, COLITIS, AND DERMATITIS IN AN HIV-POSITIVE MALE

A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: PARANEOPLASTIC SWEET’S SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Case Presentation: The patient was a 57 year old male with IgG lambda MM (Multiple Myeloma) without remission after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant. One month after transplantation, he developed erythematous right flank swelling, high [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: PARANEOPLASTIC SWEET’S SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS NECROTIZING FASCIITIS IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA

CUSHING’S AND CARCINOMA: A CURIOUS CASE OF METASTATIC CASTRATION RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old man with past medical history of hypertension and metastatic castration resistant prostate carcinoma (mCRPC) presented with polydipsia, polyuria, and lower extremity swelling. He was initially diagnosed with prostate cancer eight years [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:49+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CUSHING’S AND CARCINOMA: A CURIOUS CASE OF METASTATIC CASTRATION RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER

MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 51-year-old male without prior medical or psychiatric history who developed altered sensorium, cognitive dysfunction, mutism and disorganized behavior of 3 weeks of evolution causing severe impairment over [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MOST CONTROVERSIAL ENCEPHALITIS

PARANEOPLASTIC CEREBELLAR DEGENERATION WITH NO PRIMARY TUMOR

Case Presentation: An 89 year-old female with hyperlipidemia presented with diplopia, vertigo, and dysarthria. Seven weeks prior to presentation, she developed horizontal diplopia. Four weeks prior, she noted vertigo with no hearing loss, tinnitus, or [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:35+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PARANEOPLASTIC CEREBELLAR DEGENERATION WITH NO PRIMARY TUMOR

PARANEOPLASTIC GASTROPARESIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF AN OCCULT LUNG CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old African American man with no significant medical history came to medical attention in December 2016 with severe post prandial bloating and vomiting for 2 months. On admission, vital signs and physical [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PARANEOPLASTIC GASTROPARESIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF AN OCCULT LUNG CARCINOMA