Monthly Archives: March 2012
With increasing computed tomography (CT) imaging in the ED there is an increase of incidental findings. The prevalence of adrenal incidentalomas found on CT is about 4% and increases with age. Approximately 5% will be malignant. The majority of adrenal masses … Continue reading Moving companies Syracuse New York. Small long distance movers in New York Strom.
Classic hyperviscosity syndrome (HVS) presents with the triad of bleeding (mucosal and skin), visual disturbance, and focal neurologic signs (blurred vision, headache, vertigo, dizziness, nystagmus, deafness, ataxia). Elevation of any blood cell line (erythrocytosis, leukocytosis, thrmbocytosis) may lead to clinical … Continue reading
Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state (HHS) is known by many other names, but the main principle is elevated blood glucose in a patient with diabetes (usually type 2) with dehydration and usually a lack of ketosis. There is a significant amount of … Continue reading
Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) results from rapid cell breakdown resulting in release of large amounts of nucleic acids and electrolytes (phosphorous and potassium) into the circulation. TLS is most common in rapidly proliferative hematologic malignancies such as leukemias and lymphomas. … Continue reading