Case Studies

Case Studies

Patient with Elevated HbA1c But No Symptoms of Diabetes

Patient with Elevated HbA1c But No Symptoms of Diabetes

Appearing in the Journal of Medical Cases, a case study outlines what is only the fourth reported case worldwide of a rare hemoglobin (Hb) variant, Hb South Florida (Hb-SF) that can cause falsely elevated HbA1c results during standard laboratory testing in the range of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus.

Is Oseltamivir-Warfarin Interaction to Blame for Elevated INR?

Is Oseltamivir-Warfarin Interaction to Blame for Elevated INR?

A case study in Pediatrics describes the first published report of a potential oseltamivir-warfarin interaction in a child with influenza and hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in Pregnant Woman

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in Pregnant Woman

Syndrome should be considered in pregnant women with intractable nausea relieved by bathing

Spice + Statin Likely Culprit in Patient with Acute Hepatitis

Spice + Statin Likely Culprit in Patient with Acute Hepatitis

A case study of a woman with likely cinnamon-statin combination induced hepatitis emphasizes the potential dangers of concomitant use of dietary supplements with certain medications.

Hidden Ingredient in Dietary Supplement Likely Cause of Stroke in Patient

Hidden Ingredient in Dietary Supplement Likely Cause of Stroke in Patient

β-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA), which is found in dietary supplements marketed to promote weight loss and improve exercise workouts, combined with exercise can cause hemorrhagic stroke, according to a case report.

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