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HM2018 Abstract Number: 425

MISS UNDERSTOOD: A CASE OF HASHIMOTO’S ENCEPHALOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 75-year-old African-American female with a past medical history of hypothyroidism, hypertension, and Alzheimer’s dementia presented to the emergency room with altered mental status and concern for possible stroke; family also reported new [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 676

INSANE IN THE MEMBRANE: A RARE CASE OF VIABLE NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

Case Presentation: A 23 year-old Central American male with a past medical history significant for an isolated seizure one year prior to present admission presents with seizure and headache. Vital signs, examination and laboratory studies [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on INSANE IN THE MEMBRANE: A RARE CASE OF VIABLE NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 662

SEIZURE-INDUCED TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 68-year old female with a history of uncomplicated alcohol dependence was brought in by ambulance after a witnessed seizure at home characterized by myoclonus for several minutes and prolonged post-ictal confusion. Upon [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SEIZURE-INDUCED TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 461

WHEN THE BODY SHAKES, THE HEART BREAKS: A RARE CASE OF GENERALIZED TONIC CLONIC SEIZURE RESULTING IN TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 64-year-old Caucasian female patient with no significant medical history came to medical attention in December 2016 with an episode of generalized tonic clonic seizure. On admission, review of systems, vital signs and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:11+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on WHEN THE BODY SHAKES, THE HEART BREAKS: A RARE CASE OF GENERALIZED TONIC CLONIC SEIZURE RESULTING IN TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 681

SEIZURE AS A PRESENTING SYMPTOM OF VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 79-year-old male presented to the emergency department after a witnessed episode of unresponsiveness, jerking motions, urinary incontinence and post-ictal confusion. The patient’s wife denied a history of epilepsy but reported several months [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:39+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SEIZURE AS A PRESENTING SYMPTOM OF VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY: A CASE REPORT