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Abstract Number: 522

THE GIANT ATRIAL WALL VEGETATION

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old male with a medical history significant for IV heroin abuse and bipolar disorder presented to the hospital with confusion, fever and chills. Initial vitals were concerning for septic shock, and the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:32-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE GIANT ATRIAL WALL VEGETATION

Abstract Number: 511

A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: I CAN’T SEE, THE BATTLE IN MY HEART.

Case Presentation: A 76- year old smoker woman with a medical history of emphysema and left MCA stroke six months back, presented with acute bilateral occipital headache and visual impairment.On Exam, she was well appearing, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:13-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A DIAGNOSTIC CONUNDRUM: I CAN’T SEE, THE BATTLE IN MY HEART.

Abstract Number: 507

A CURIOUS MITRAL VEGETATION: THE CHALLENGES OF DIAGNOSING AND TREATING FUNGAL ENDOCARDITIS

Case Presentation: A 17 year old male recently diagnosed with high risk B-Precursor ALL and induction failure, was found in clinic to have an acute murmur. Three days prior, he had arm and leg aches, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:28:08-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019, Pediatric|Comments Off on A CURIOUS MITRAL VEGETATION: THE CHALLENGES OF DIAGNOSING AND TREATING FUNGAL ENDOCARDITIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 621

CULTURE NEGATIVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS MASQUERADING AS RECURRENT SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

Case Presentation: A 93-year-old African-American male with history of CVA, HTN, and dementia presented with a right femoral neck fracture after a same level fall. Vital signs on admission were unremarkable. Physical examination revealed a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:10-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CULTURE NEGATIVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS MASQUERADING AS RECURRENT SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA