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Meetings Archive For Hospital Medicine 2018; April 8-11; Orlando, Fla...

Abstract Number: 911
NON-TRAUMATIC COMPARTMENT SYNDROME DUE TO STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE IN AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST
Hospital Medicine 2018; April 8-11; Orlando, Fla.
Case Presentation: A 34-year-old male with recently diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia developed neutropenic fever with right arm pain on day thirteen of induction chemotherapy. He was placed on empiric piperacillin-tazobactam. Blood cultures grew Streptococcus agalactiae. The following day, the patient acutely developed erythema, edema and pain in his right forearm, concerning for cellulitis. […]
Abstract Number: 912
HEART FAILURE WITH A LARGE RETROPERITONEAL MASS: CONNECTED OR COINCIDENCE?
Hospital Medicine 2018; April 8-11; Orlando, Fla.
Case Presentation: A 40 year-old male with no significant past medical history presented with two months of increasing fatigue, anorexia, and progressive exertional dyspnea. Additionally, he reported a mild increase in abdominal girth during the same time span. On the day of admission, the patient experienced nausea, vomiting, and severe dyspnea while playing soccer and […]
Abstract Number: 913
A CASE OF THROMBOTIC MICR’OPANA’GIOPATHY
Hospital Medicine 2018; April 8-11; Orlando, Fla.
Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with history of hypertension and IV drug abuse presented to the emergency department with dyspnea. He reported a three-week history of bilateral lower extremity swelling and one week of fatigue, but had been able to work as an auto mechanic until the day of presentation, when he developed acute dyspnea […]
Abstract Number: 914
BRONCHIECTASIS IN A YOUNG ADULT: A CASE OF SYMPTOMATIC CYSTIC FIBROSIS IN A HETEROZYGOTE
Hospital Medicine 2018; April 8-11; Orlando, Fla.
Case Presentation: A 38-year-old Guyanese man with a history of pulmonary tuberculosis 16 years ago, treated with a standard four-drug regimen, presented with an acute exacerbation of chronic cough which he had suffered for 12 years. Patient also endorsed a history of infertility. Chest CT showed significant parenchymal damage including multiple cavitations and bronchial thickening […]