Vitamin B12

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Abstract Number: 1047

THE IMPACT OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA ON CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

Case Presentation: A 56-year-old man with a history of diabetes presented to the ED with confusion and generalized lymphadenopathy. Labs were significant for severe macrocytic anemia (Hemoglobin of 3.5 g/dL, MCV of 134), low reticulocyte [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE IMPACT OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA ON CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 596

The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

Case Presentation: 44 year old male with insulin dependent type 2 Diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presented with fatigue, weakness, dyspnea on exertion and light headedness for several weeks. He denied bloody stools or melena. Medications [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Good Patient: A case of B12 deficiency anemia caused by metformin use

HM2018 Abstract Number: 875

WHIPPIT ABUSE: NOT A LAUGHING MATTER

Case Presentation: 46 year old woman presented with 1 week of bilateral lower extremity tingling, numbness, abnormal gait, leg spasms and impaired concentration. Exam revealed a disheveled, confused appearing Caucasian woman with a spastic, unsteady [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHIPPIT ABUSE: NOT A LAUGHING MATTER