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Abstract Number: 760

VALUE OF A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA) refers to mechanical hemolytic anemia characterized by schistocytes on peripheral smear (PS). It is seen in various conditions such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), disseminated [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on VALUE OF A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM A CASE REPORT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 916

BACK (AND FLANK) TO THE BASICS

Case Presentation: A 68-year-old man presented with one week of weakness and fatigue. The patient had presented to the emergency department (ED) one week earlier with persistent bleeding from the left ear after a fall [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on BACK (AND FLANK) TO THE BASICS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 682

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Attributed to Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma Renal Crisis: The Importance of Physical Examination

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department after having a witnessed seizure. There were no precipitating events and previous blood tests were normal. His blood pressure (BP) on arrival was 255/154 mmHg. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Thrombotic Microangiopathy Attributed to Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma Renal Crisis: The Importance of Physical Examination

HM2018 Abstract Number: 766

RENAL MASSES AND CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME – A RARE PRESENTATION OF T-CELL/HISTIOCYTE-RICH LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA

Case Presentation: A 30-year-old African American man with no prior medical history presented with two weeks of sharp lower back pain radiating to the left flank and leg with associated tingling. He also reported night [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RENAL MASSES AND CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME – A RARE PRESENTATION OF T-CELL/HISTIOCYTE-RICH LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA