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Abstract Number: 962

WHY CAN’T SHE SPEAK? A CASE OF ACQUIRED MUTISM

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with history of hypothyroidism, surgically treated lumbar radiculopathy and neck sarcoma status post resection and radiochemotherapy was brought to the emergency department (ED) by the police. She was unwilling to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHY CAN’T SHE SPEAK? A CASE OF ACQUIRED MUTISM

HM2018 Abstract Number: 555

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 561

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 685

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