Thrombocytopenia

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Abstract Number: 936

PROFOUND THROMBOCYTOPENIA ASSOCIATED WITH CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI INFECTION IN A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Case Presentation: 63 year old female with RA on methotrexate presented with a 2 week history of fevers (Tmax of 102), nausea, and multiple episodes of diarrhea. The patient denied any recent travel, sick contacts, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PROFOUND THROMBOCYTOPENIA ASSOCIATED WITH CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI INFECTION IN A WOMAN WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Abstract Number: 680

A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old male presented with a chief complaint of dyspnea beginning 3 months ago. Additionally, he endorsed 15-pound weight loss, fatigue, and decreased appetite during this time. Members of his family noticed yellowing [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC RED HERRING: HEMOLYSIS AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN THE SETTING OF COBALAMIN DEFICIENCY

Abstract Number: 577

DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION DEMONSTRATING RECURRENCE OF METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

Case Presentation: An 84 year old male with past medical history of prostate cancer with metastasis to bone presented with thrombocytopenia. His original diagnosis of prostate cancer was made with a PSA and a transrectal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION DEMONSTRATING RECURRENCE OF METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

Abstract Number: 576

CLASSICAL HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA PRESENTING WITH IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA SUBSEQUENTLY DEVELOPING INTRA-RETINAL HEMORRHAGES

Case Presentation: A 27-year old African American male presented with 3 months of bilateral inguinal lymph node enlargement, fevers, night sweats, fatigue, and weight loss. Patient presented for outpatient nodal biopsy and subsequently sent to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CLASSICAL HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA PRESENTING WITH IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA SUBSEQUENTLY DEVELOPING INTRA-RETINAL HEMORRHAGES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 753

A Distinct Clinical Entity? Two Cases of TAFRO Syndrome with Different Features

Case Presentation: Case 1: A 25-year-old female was transferred to our hospital with fever and systemic inflammation refractory to prednisolone treatment. Two weeks prior to the transfer, she was admitted to another hospital on account [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A Distinct Clinical Entity? Two Cases of TAFRO Syndrome with Different Features

HM2018 Abstract Number: 476

SEVERE THROMBOCYTOPENIA INDUCED BY VANCOMYCIN-DEPENDENT ANTI-PLATELET ANTIBODIES

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old woman with metastatic breast cancer, atrial fibrillation (on coumadin) and CKD stage III was admitted after a fall. She was treated for pneumonia with ceftriaxone and azithromycin. On hospital day 2, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SEVERE THROMBOCYTOPENIA INDUCED BY VANCOMYCIN-DEPENDENT ANTI-PLATELET ANTIBODIES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 807

MIXED AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA DUE TO ACUTE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS INFECTION.

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old male who presented to us with worsening dyspnea on exertion and non-productive cough. Review of systems was negative. Vitals were unremarkable; physical examination was significant for bilateral basilar rales which were [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MIXED AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA DUE TO ACUTE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS INFECTION.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 448

Bone Dry: An Unusual Case of Thrombocytopenia

Case Presentation: A 71-year-old woman presented with progressive fatigue and two months of dull pain in her proximal extremities. Medical history was significant for depression with psychotic features, well-controlled on fluoxetine and trifluoperazine. Exam demonstrated [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Bone Dry: An Unusual Case of Thrombocytopenia