Pericardial effusion

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 784

‘HAIRY’ KIDNEYS AND PERICARDIAL EFFUSION: A DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA

Case Presentation: A 61 year-old-female presented to an outside institution with worsening exertional dyspnea, chest pressure, and fatigue. Echocardiogram revealed a large pericardial effusion bordering on tamponade which was drained with great improvement of symptoms. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘HAIRY’ KIDNEYS AND PERICARDIAL EFFUSION: A DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 608

CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 57-year-old lady with rapidly progressive stage IV pulmonary adenocarcinoma who presented two months after diagnosis with findings of significant hyponatremia. Upon admission, she was afebrile, hypotensive and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 786

MYOPERICARDITIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 44 year-old female with a history of essential hypertension presented with one month of progressive chest pain, dyspnea and fevers. These symptoms were associated with a dry cough, sore throat and symmetric [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:45-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MYOPERICARDITIS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 470

A CASE OF CARDIAC TAMPONADE IN A LUPUS PATIENT

Cardiac involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is very common. Despite the relative frequency of pericarditis and pericardial effusions which occur in more than 50% of SLE patients, cardiac tamponade is rare and is seen [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:23:39-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF CARDIAC TAMPONADE IN A LUPUS PATIENT