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MEDICAL MIMICRY OF PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS: WILSON’S DISEASE – WHEN IT’S WORTH THE WORKUP

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with no known medical history was brought in by his family for progressive personality change and worsening insomnia. Three months prior to presentation, the patient had begun skipping coursework for [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MEDICAL MIMICRY OF PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS: WILSON’S DISEASE – WHEN IT’S WORTH THE WORKUP

NOT ALL PSYCHOSIS IS PURELY PSYCHIATRIC: A CASE OF ANTI-NMDAR ENCEPHALITIS

Case Presentation: A 20 year old female with a history of childhood seizures, major depressive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder was evaluated for acute onset of bizarre behavior, confusion and disorganized thoughts for the past [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:57+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NOT ALL PSYCHOSIS IS PURELY PSYCHIATRIC: A CASE OF ANTI-NMDAR ENCEPHALITIS

PSYCHOSIS INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY- A NON-TRADITIONAL CAUSE OF TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: 78-year-old female with a past medical history of diabetes, hypertension, and vascular dementia was brought to the hospital by her family for worsening dementia, behavioral disturbances including agitation, insomnia, hallucinations and delusions. Her [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PSYCHOSIS INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY- A NON-TRADITIONAL CAUSE OF TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY