Vasculitis

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Abstract Number: 655

LEVAMISOLE ADULTERATED COCAINE INDUCED DIFFUSE SKIN NECROSIS – AN EMERGING CONCERN AND A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE

Case Presentation: 29 y.o. female with a history of autoimmune hepatitis presented with worsening lower extremities ulceration. The onset of rash was four months ago during which she visited dermatology clinic. Vitals signs were within [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:58:24-04:00 March 18th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on LEVAMISOLE ADULTERATED COCAINE INDUCED DIFFUSE SKIN NECROSIS – AN EMERGING CONCERN AND A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE

Abstract Number: 1048

A CASE OF PRIMARY ANGIITIS OF THE CNS

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old right-handed, nonsmoker, otherwise healthy male presented with episodes of vertigo and slurred speech. Vital signs were within normal range and his initial labs were noncontributory. Imaging revealed multifocal acute and subacute [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:52-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF PRIMARY ANGIITIS OF THE CNS

Abstract Number: 1036

DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old female with hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, and history of intravenous heroin use presented with bilateral lower extremity swelling, weakness, multiple aphthous ulcers and a progressive, painful rash for 1 month. Physical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:30-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DON’T GET TOO CHILLY WITH HEPATITIS C: CRYOGLOBULINEMIC LEUKOCYTOCLASTIC VASCULITIS

Abstract Number: 1015

THE GREAT IMITATOR: A CASE OF INTRAVASCULAR LYMPHOMA-INDUCED PARAPLEGIA

Case Presentation: A 73-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery disease and remote cervical cancer presented to the hospital with a two-month history of progressive leg weakness and confusion. Over the course of six [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:50-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE GREAT IMITATOR: A CASE OF INTRAVASCULAR LYMPHOMA-INDUCED PARAPLEGIA

Abstract Number: 912

A RARE CASE OF STAPHYLOCOCCAL-ASSOCIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

Case Presentation: A 71 year old Caucasian man with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, stage III chronic kidney disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, sick sinus syndrome, and osteomyelitis of the right 2nd metatarsal s/p amputation, was transferred from an [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:36-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF STAPHYLOCOCCAL-ASSOCIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

Abstract Number: 595

LEVAMISOLE VASCULITIS

Case Presentation: A 54-year old man with active cocaine use and untreated hepatitis C presented with fever and rash. He last smoked cocaine 4 days prior to admission. In the next several days, tender enlarging [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:31-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on LEVAMISOLE VASCULITIS

Abstract Number: 505

A BIG HEADACHE: HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND LARGE VESSEL VASCULITIS IN AN ADOLESCENT

Case Presentation: A previously healthy sixteen-year old Japanese-American female presented to her primary care provider following one week of frontal headache, dizziness, and a feeling of “floating while walking.” Exam revealed upper extremity blood pressure [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:05-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on A BIG HEADACHE: HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND LARGE VESSEL VASCULITIS IN AN ADOLESCENT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 535

TISSUE IS THE ISSUE: A RARE PRESENTATION OF DIFFUSE DERMAL ANGIOMATOSIS IN A BODY BUILDER

Case Presentation: A 49-year-old actively competing male powerlifter presented to our institution for a second opinion of swelling, painful purpura, and necrotic skin ulcerations of the arms and legs. One month prior to presentation, he [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:01-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TISSUE IS THE ISSUE: A RARE PRESENTATION OF DIFFUSE DERMAL ANGIOMATOSIS IN A BODY BUILDER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 675

A RARE CASE OF VASCULITIS-ASSOCIATED CVA IN AN ADULT PATIENT WITH HENOCH-SCHONLEIN PURPURA

Case Presentation: A 64 year-old male with a past medical history significant for COPD presented with fever, abdominal pain and rash. Patient endorsed fever and chills for 2 weeks prior to inpatient hospitalization. Patient subsequently [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:21-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A RARE CASE OF VASCULITIS-ASSOCIATED CVA IN AN ADULT PATIENT WITH HENOCH-SCHONLEIN PURPURA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 647

VASCULITIS THROWS A CURVEBALL

Case Presentation: A 19 year-old man presented with two days of non-radiating left testicular pain. He denied associated symptoms or trauma. His past medical and surgical histories were unremarkable. He denied sexual activity and denied [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:21-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on VASCULITIS THROWS A CURVEBALL

HM2018 Abstract Number: 752

YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old white male with adult-onset asthma and recurrent pneumonia presented to a rural hospital with a one month history of ascending lower extremity numbness. He also reported fever, fatigue, night sweats, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES: A CASE OF EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 492

Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis associated with Methimazole

Case Presentation: Anti-thyroid Drugs (ATD) such as propilthiourcil (PTU) and methimazole (MTM) can cause a number of systemic changes such as fever, rash, and respiratory symptoms (from epistaxis to diffuse alveolar hemorrhage). Guidelines almost always [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:04-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis associated with Methimazole

HM2018 Abstract Number: 389

DOC, I CANNOT HEAR! A RARE CAUSE OF SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN A YOUNG WOMAN.

Case Presentation: 27-year-old African American woman with no medical history presented with one day of sudden onset bilateral hearing loss and tinnitus. Review of systems was positive for red eyes, blurred vision, photophobia and gait [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DOC, I CANNOT HEAR! A RARE CAUSE OF SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN A YOUNG WOMAN.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 624

LEVAMISOLE – INDUCED VASCULITIS: AN EMERGING PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old African American woman with poly-substance abuse presented with a facial rash, bilateral hand joint pain and painful ulcers to the lower extremities for one week. Physical examination revealed violaceous tender skin [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:12-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on LEVAMISOLE – INDUCED VASCULITIS: AN EMERGING PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM

HM2018 Abstract Number: 851

ASPERGILLUS ON MY MIND

Case Presentation: A 43-year-old man presented with a few days history of confusion and new-onset fecal and urinary incontinence. By day 5, he developed a deep comatose state. His other medical history included schizoaffective disorder, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:54-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ASPERGILLUS ON MY MIND

HM2018 Abstract Number: 871

GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS PRESENTING AS DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE REQUIRING EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 26-year-old Caucasian man presented with 2 weeks of upper extremity edema in the setting of 4 months of productive cough with blood-tinged sputum, arthralgias, unintentional weight loss, and fatigue. On [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:37-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS PRESENTING AS DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR HEMORRHAGE REQUIRING EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 749

MIFFED BY MYASTHENIA: A COMPLEX CASE OF MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX

Case Presentation: Mononeuritis multiplex (MM) was first described in 1960 as a hereditable neuropathy favoring the brachial nerve. MM is now known as the painful, asymmetrical destruction of at least two separate peripheral nerves caused [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:56-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on MIFFED BY MYASTHENIA: A COMPLEX CASE OF MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX