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“I THINK I HAVE BEEN POISONED”: DISTINGUISHING KGB ASSASINATION FROM SHOSHIN BERIBERI

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old man presented with confusion, vomiting, and weakness. En route to hospital he received dextrose for a glucose of 40. Admitted to the ICU for severe metabolic acidosis. Past medical history included [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:12+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on “I THINK I HAVE BEEN POISONED”: DISTINGUISHING KGB ASSASINATION FROM SHOSHIN BERIBERI

Take Your Vitamins

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old woman with medical history only significant for obesity presents with confusion and difficulty ambulating one week prior to our evaluation. Two months ago, she underwent an uneventful laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:10:01+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Take Your Vitamins