Thrombotic Microangiopathy

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A COMPLEX COMPLEMENT OF SYMPTOMS: C3 GLOMERULONEPHRITIS WITH THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY

Case Presentation: An 18-year-old female with past medical history of benign primary hypergammaglobulinemic purpura of Waldenstrom presented with an acute kidney injury, nausea, and vomiting. On admission vital signs were significant for blood pressure elevated [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A COMPLEX COMPLEMENT OF SYMPTOMS: C3 GLOMERULONEPHRITIS WITH THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY

ATYPICAL HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME – WHEN DIARRHEA BECOMES LIFE THREATENING

Case Presentation: Atypical (complement-mediated) Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome is a rare but life threatening thrombotic microangiopathy that affects patients of all ages. About 33-40% of patients sustain end-stage renal disease, stroke, myocardial infarction or have mortality during [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ATYPICAL HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME – WHEN DIARRHEA BECOMES LIFE THREATENING

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Attributed to Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma Renal Crisis: The Importance of Physical Examination

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department after having a witnessed seizure. There were no precipitating events and previous blood tests were normal. His blood pressure (BP) on arrival was 255/154 mmHg. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Thrombotic Microangiopathy Attributed to Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma Renal Crisis: The Importance of Physical Examination