Thiamine deficiency

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Abstract Number: 907

A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

Case Presentation: Thiamine deficiency is a known complication of bariatric surgery presenting commonly as Wernicke encephalopathy or dry beriberi. Pure sensory ascending neuropathy as a presenting complaint, however, is rare, which we describe here in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF ASCENDING SENSORY NEUROPATHY DUE TO ACUTE ONSET THIAMINE DEFICIENCY AFTER INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

Abstract Number: 489

THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) DEFICIENCY IN BARIATRIC GASTRIC BYPASS: AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED POTENTIAL DEADLY MISS

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old male with roux-en-y gastric bypass fourteen years ago with complications and multiple adhesions, hiatal hernia associated with nausea and vomiting, and subsequent small bowel resection last year, started to experience cognitive [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:24:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) DEFICIENCY IN BARIATRIC GASTRIC BYPASS: AN UNDER-RECOGNIZED POTENTIAL DEADLY MISS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 587

LISTEN TO YOUR GUT

Case Presentation: 60-year-old woman with a twelve-year history of presumed gastroparesis of unclear etiology, was admitted for worsening chronic abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting with unintentional weight loss of over 80 pounds over a year. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:39+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LISTEN TO YOUR GUT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 566

NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AS A CAUSE OF ACUTE ASCENDING NEUROPATHY MIMICKING GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 39-year old female with a history of alcohol abuse presented with an eight-day history of numbness involving her bilateral lower extremities and hands which had progressed proximally to involve her chest wall. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:47+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AS A CAUSE OF ACUTE ASCENDING NEUROPATHY MIMICKING GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME

HM2018 Abstract Number: 915

WERNICKE ENCEPHALOPATHY AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY FOR MORBID OBESITY

Case Presentation: Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) has been considered a disease of alcoholics, but it is also found in other scenarios in which severe nutritional deficiencies can result, such as in cancer patients with cachexia, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on WERNICKE ENCEPHALOPATHY AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY FOR MORBID OBESITY