Sarcoidosis

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A RARE CASE OF SARCOIDOSIS PRESENTING AS ANEMIA AND ACUTE RENAL FAILURE

Case Presentation: Bone marrow sarcoidosis along renal involvement is extremely rare and diagnosis can be a challenge. Here we report a rare occurrence of sarcoidosis presenting as anemia and Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) without pulmonary [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF SARCOIDOSIS PRESENTING AS ANEMIA AND ACUTE RENAL FAILURE

A GOOD DRUG GOES ROGUE

Case Presentation: A 28-year-old man with ulcerative colitis treated with adalimumab presented with headache, fever and sinus symptoms that progressed over two weeks to neck stiffness, “clouded” thinking, and intermittent left arm and facial numbness. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:45+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A GOOD DRUG GOES ROGUE

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF SARCOIDOSIS PRESENTING AS PROLONGED FEVER AND PROGRESSIVE POLYARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old man was admitted to our hospital due to prolonged fever and progressive polyarthritis. He had progressive supranuclear palsy and needed a cane when walking. Six-months before admission for his current illness, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:20+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF SARCOIDOSIS PRESENTING AS PROLONGED FEVER AND PROGRESSIVE POLYARTHRITIS

AN UNUSUAL ETIOLOGY OF HEART BLOCK

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old African-American man with obstructive sleep apnea presented to the emergency department after being called-back due to evidence of complete atrioventricular (AV) block on routine electrocardiogram. Patient reported a 6-month history of [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL ETIOLOGY OF HEART BLOCK

Keep Room for Rheum: Avoid Premature Closure in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Case Presentation: A 59-year-old man with a history of type II diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion for four weeks. On exam, the patient was tachycardic with an elevated jugular venous [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Keep Room for Rheum: Avoid Premature Closure in Cardiac Sarcoidosis

NEUROSARCOIDOSIS: THE LESS THAN 1%

Case Presentation: 39 year-old African-American male presented with dizziness, worse with movement and short-term memory loss, remaining oriented, without visual changes, and no focal deficits. He complained of chronic sinusitis for the past year. CT [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on NEUROSARCOIDOSIS: THE LESS THAN 1%

THE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old man presented with progressive fatigue, 30-pound weight loss, and arthralgias over six months. He also noted more recent onset of left upper quadrant abdominal discomfort and nonproductive cough. Past medical history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on THE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE