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DOT THE I, CROSS THE T – A CASE OF DIFFICULTY DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN IMMUNE AND THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

Case Presentation: A 37 year-old man presented with altered mental status and a headache after a motor vehicle collision where he was a restrained driver while intoxicated with alcohol. He had a known history of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DOT THE I, CROSS THE T – A CASE OF DIFFICULTY DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN IMMUNE AND THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

TREATMENT OF DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE IN THE SETTING OF GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS WITH PLASMA EXCHANGE: IS IT EVER TOO EARLY?

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 77-year-old female with no past medical history who presented with two weeks of dyspnea on exertion, scant hemoptysis, and rhinorrhea with occasional blood. Vitals showed tachycardia, tachypnea, and hypoxia [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TREATMENT OF DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE IN THE SETTING OF GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS WITH PLASMA EXCHANGE: IS IT EVER TOO EARLY?