Pericarditis

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Abstract Number: 550

THORACIC AORTITIS AND PERICARDITIS: A CASE OF DISSEMINATED HISTOPLASMOSIS

Case Presentation: A 72-year-old-female presented to the ED with an 8-month history of intermittent, progressive, substernal chest pain. EKG showed normal sinus rhythm without ischemic changes and troponin was negative. CT Angiogram showed a moderate [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:17+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THORACIC AORTITIS AND PERICARDITIS: A CASE OF DISSEMINATED HISTOPLASMOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 837

UREMIC PERICARDITIS: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES IN A NOW-UNCOMMON SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 47 year-old man presented with two weeks of dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain and acutely worsening renal function. His medical history included type 2 diabetes mellitus with resultant diabetic nephropathy. The patient had [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on UREMIC PERICARDITIS: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES IN A NOW-UNCOMMON SYNDROME

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+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF CARDIAC TAMPONADE IN A LUPUS PATIENT