Pembrolizumab

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A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease and metastatic renal cell carcinoma presents with worsening dyspnea on exertion 3 weeks after his first infusion of pembrolizumab. On presentation, he was tachycardic and in [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A CASE OF PEMBROLIZUMAB-INDUCED COMPLETE HEART BLOCK AND MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

A RARE CASE OF PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA IN A PATIENT WITH LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA TREATED WITH PEMETREXED AND PEMBROLIZUMAB

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old African American male presented to the emergency department due to chest pain, fevers and shortness of breath with associated dry cough. The symptoms progressively worsened since onset one month prior to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA IN A PATIENT WITH LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA TREATED WITH PEMETREXED AND PEMBROLIZUMAB

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

Case Presentation: We are presenting a case of a 71-year-old male patient with a history of hypertension, non-insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) well controlled on metformin, and non-invasive high grade urothelial bladder cancer [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS TRIGGERED BY PEMBROLIZUMAB IN A PATIENT WITH BLADDER CANCER

TAKING MY BREATH AWAY

Case Presentation: 74-year-old patient with a past medical history of hypertension, COPD, and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, started on Pembrolizumab presented to the hospital with a pre-syncopal event. Patient was noted to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on TAKING MY BREATH AWAY

THE ERA OF IMMUNOTHERAPY IN CANCER: 2 CASE REPORTS OF IMMUNE RELATED ADVERSE EVENTS SECONDARY TO PEMBROLIZUMAB

Case Presentation: Case1: A 72- year old male with a diagnosis of stage four non-small cell Lung carcinoma who was treated with Pembrolizumab, presented two weeks after his first dose with generalized body aches and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE ERA OF IMMUNOTHERAPY IN CANCER: 2 CASE REPORTS OF IMMUNE RELATED ADVERSE EVENTS SECONDARY TO PEMBROLIZUMAB