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Meetings Archive For Hospital Medicine 2019, March 24-27, National Harbor, Md...

Abstract Number: 1015
THE GREAT IMITATOR: A CASE OF INTRAVASCULAR LYMPHOMA-INDUCED PARAPLEGIA
Hospital Medicine 2019, March 24-27, National Harbor, Md.
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 weeks, symptoms progressed to flaccid paralysis and loss of sensation in both legs. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated enhancing hemorrhagic […]
Abstract Number: 1016
U-T-I DON’T THINK SO
Hospital Medicine 2019, March 24-27, National Harbor, Md.
Case Presentation: A 70-year-old male presented with a low-grade fever, progressive weakness and urinary frequency. Prior to this admission, he had a diagnosis of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) that was treated with antibiotics. A CT scan of his abdomen and pelvis, performed out of concern for an abscess, revealed right-sided ureterohydronephrosis. A stent was […]
Abstract Number: 1017
DOUBLE STRIKE: LYME AND BABESIA COINFECTION PRESENTING LETHALLY AS SEPTIC SHOCK IN A HEALTHY MALE
Hospital Medicine 2019, March 24-27, National Harbor, Md.
Case Presentation: A 60-year old male gardener presented with generalized body aches, night sweats, chills, malaise, fevers and headache (frontal and occipital) intermittently for a month. He reported abdominal pain, dyspnea, joint stiffness and myalgia. Around 2 weeks prior, the pain intensified and he received a treatment for upper respiratory infection with azithromycin. He finally […]
Abstract Number: 1018
ACCELERATED VITAMIN D CONVERSION: AN ATYPICAL ETIOLOGY OF HYPERCALCEMIA OF MALIGNANCY
Hospital Medicine 2019, March 24-27, National Harbor, Md.
Case Presentation: 52-year-old male presented with six-week history of unintentional weight loss, decreased appetite and non-radiating dull suprapubic pain. Review of systems was notable for constipation, polyuria, polydipsia, nausea, and left leg swelling. No family history of cancer or blood dyscrasias. Physical examination revealed blood pressure- 194/114 mmHg, heart rate -105, distended abdomen with hypoactive […]