Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Abstract Number: 959

‘HOW A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS FOUND HERSELF IN A PSYCH WARD’

Case Presentation: A 39 year old Indian female with a medical history of rheumatoid arthritis, maintained on bi-weekly Adalimumab for the past year, presented with anxiety and forgetfulness, which had progressed to extreme paranoia and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:04-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘HOW A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS FOUND HERSELF IN A PSYCH WARD’

Abstract Number: 936

PROFOUND THROMBOCYTOPENIA ASSOCIATED WITH CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI INFECTION IN A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: 63 year old female with RA on methotrexate presented with a 2 week history of fevers (Tmax of 102), nausea, and multiple episodes of diarrhea. The patient denied any recent travel, sick contacts, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:24-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PROFOUND THROMBOCYTOPENIA ASSOCIATED WITH CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI INFECTION IN A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Abstract Number: 928

VORICONAZOLE INDUCED PERIOSTITIS MIMICKING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: One-year prior, the patient had left total knee replacement complicated by acute limb ischemia requiring revascularization followed by graft infection for which she was initially on caspofungin and later switched to maintenance voriconazole [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:09-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on VORICONAZOLE INDUCED PERIOSTITIS MIMICKING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Abstract Number: 600

CARDIAC AWAKING

Case Presentation: A 66 year old female with a history of RA, diabetes mellitus, and deep vein thrombosis, presented to ED with tachycardia and hypoxic respiratory failure requiring 5 liters of oxygen. Physical exam was notable [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:45-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CARDIAC AWAKING

HM2018 Abstract Number: 783

EYE’M MELTING

Case Presentation: A 50 year-old gentleman with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis on leflunamide presented with foreign body sensation, irritation, pain and photophobia in bilateral eyes which acutely worsened to bilateral vision loss. Funduscopic and slit-lamp examination [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on EYE’M MELTING

HM2018 Abstract Number: 923

NON-ARTICULAR FELTY’S SYNDROME AS THE INITIAL PRESENTATION OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: A 65 year-old female with a history of hyperlipidemia presented with odynophagia, fevers, weight loss and two months of neutropenia. A hematologist had evaluated the neutropenia with a negative outpatient workup, including ANA, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:58-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NON-ARTICULAR FELTY’S SYNDROME AS THE INITIAL PRESENTATION OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 786

The Shaky Side of Infliximab: A Case Report of Rheumatoid Meningitis Associated with Infliximab

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old female with a history of rheumatoid arthritis on infliximab developed acute onset expressive aphasia and was diagnosed with a transient ischemic attack after a noncontrast CT head was negative. During this [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on The Shaky Side of Infliximab: A Case Report of Rheumatoid Meningitis Associated with Infliximab