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A CASE OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA WITH ASSOCIATED HEMOLYSIS AND GASTRIC CARCINOID

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old woman with controlled hypothyroidism presented to her primary care physician for evaluation of one-month of progressive fatigue, dizziness, and “disconnected” feeling. She noted decreased appetite leading to a twenty-pound weight loss. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A CASE OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA WITH ASSOCIATED HEMOLYSIS AND GASTRIC CARCINOID

A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old male presented with a chief complaint of dyspnea beginning 3 months ago. Additionally, he endorsed 15-pound weight loss, fatigue, and decreased appetite during this time. Members of his family noticed yellowing [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

CONCURRENT PERNICIOUS ANEMIA AND WALDENSTRÖM MACROGLOBULINEMIA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH ANEMIA

Case Presentation: A 61-year-old female with hypertension was sent to the hospital after anemia was noted on routine outpatient blood tests. Her hemoglobin was 6.8 g/dL with an MCV of 97.1 fL/red cell and an [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CONCURRENT PERNICIOUS ANEMIA AND WALDENSTRÖM MACROGLOBULINEMIA IN A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH ANEMIA