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HM2018 Abstract Number: 395

‘GANG’ING UP ON THE SKIN: AN 11-MONTH-OLD WITH ULCERATIVE SKIN LESIONS

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 11-month-old female was admitted to the hospital with new onset of skin lesions. One month prior to admission, her parents noticed “bumps on her bottom.” They initially thought the bumps [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:55-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatric|Comments Off on ‘GANG’ING UP ON THE SKIN: AN 11-MONTH-OLD WITH ULCERATIVE SKIN LESIONS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 602

Fatal Macrophage Activation Syndrome in the Setting of Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder

Case Presentation: A 53 yo female presented with a subacute syndrome of intermittent fevers, fatigue, heliotrope rash, weight loss, fingertip necrosis, and nodular skin lesions. Skin biopsy was positive for septal and lobular granulomatous panniculitis. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Fatal Macrophage Activation Syndrome in the Setting of Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 871

GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS PRESENTING AS DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE REQUIRING EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 26-year-old Caucasian man presented with 2 weeks of upper extremity edema in the setting of 4 months of productive cough with blood-tinged sputum, arthralgias, unintentional weight loss, and fatigue. On [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:37-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS PRESENTING AS DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE REQUIRING EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION