Case Conferences Presented at University Medical Center in New Orleans

This is just a small sample size of the diverse and extra-ordinary pathology seen within our program traning sites.


  • Drug Reaction with Eosinophilic and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) Secondary to Allopurinol - by Benjamin Morehead, HOII.
  • Hypersensitivity/Anaphylactoid Reaction to Iodinated Radio-contrast Media - by Rose Paccione HOIV, Med-Peds.


  • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy - by David Tadin, Categorical HOIII.
  • Myocarditis - by Abby Gandolfi, Categorical HOII.
  • Right Atrial Thrombus with Pulmonary Embolism -  Lauren Davis, Categorical HOIII.
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy - by Mallory Smith, Med-Peds HOI and Scott Laura HOI, Categorical HOI.
  • Review of CABG vs. PCI in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease - by Bobby Mathew, Categorical HOII.


  • Pseudomembranous Colitis - by Adrienne Arbour, Categorical HOII.
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis - by Matthew Jordan, Categorical HOII.

Hematology & Oncology


  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia and Separate Lung Primary - by Ellen Chang, Med-Peds HOIII.
  • Amyloidosis with Multiple Myeloma - by Scott Laura, Categorical HOII.
  • Coumadin induced skin necrosis - by Christine Bojanowski, Med-Peds HOIII.
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Recurrent Large B Cell Lymphoma - by Teresa Backes, Med-Peds HOIII.
  • Red Cell Aplasia secondary to Parvovirus B19 - by Daniel Johnson and Rikki Weems, Categorical HOIII and HOII.
  • Refractory ITP with Bone Marrow Sarcoidosis Involvement - Falon Brown, Categorical HOIII.
  • TTP presenting with SLE - by Kendrick Sparks, Categorical HOII.
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency - by Raisa Martinez, Neurology Resident.


  • AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma - by Milan Patel, Categorical HOII.
  • Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (Double Hit) - by Thomas Tarro, Med-Peds HOII.
  • Fetal Adenocarcinoma - by Gregg Anazia, Categorical HOIII.
  • Stage IV Gastric Adenocarcinoma - by Courtney Austin, Med-Peds HOIV.
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion with Poorly Differentiated Cancer of Unknown Origin - by Camille Doan, EM/IM IV.
  • Multiple Myeloma - by Scott Laura, Categorical HOII.
  • Acute Multiple Myeloma - by Kristen Lynch, Med-Peds HOIV.
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor - by Scott Hebert, Categorical HOIII.
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes - Vaughn Washco, HOIII.

Infectious Diseases

  • Aortic Pseudoaneurysm with Serratia marcescens Infection - by Scott Melton, Categorical HOIII.
  • CNS toxoplasmosis - by David Klibert, Categorical HOII.
  • Culture Negative Aortic Valve Endocarditis - by Barrett Ford, Categorical HOII.
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis, Fungemia and MSSA Bacteremia Secondary to Prostatic Abscess in HIV Patient - by Michael Modica HO II.
  • Disseminated Cryptococcal Infections - by Allison Leonard, Categorical HOII.   
  • Disseminated Pneumococcal pneumoniae- by Elizabeth Smith, Med-Peds HOI.
  • E. coli Meningitis - by Jiten Patel, Categorical HOIII.
  • Eikenella corrodens bacteremia - by Evan Atkinson, Med-Peds HOIII.
  • FUO as presentation for Miliary Tuberculosis - by Heather Chau and Emily Nix, Categorical HOI and EM-IM HOV.
  • HACEK Endocarditis - by Cody Hill, Categorical HOII.
  • Infective Endocarditis with Aortic Root Abscess - Bobby Matthew, Categorical HOIII.
  • Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis - by Rachel Coleman, Catecorgical HOIII.
  • Legionella Pneumonia - by Ben Triche, Preliminary HOI and Alisha Lacour, Categorical HOIII.
  • Leptosporsis - by Amy Patel, Categorical HOIII.
  • Miliary Tuberculosis - by Erik Soine, IM-Derm HO V.
  • M. kansasii shoulder infection - by Jaclyn Speigel, Categorical HOII.
  • Necrotizing Fascitis - by Katie Spinks, Med-Peds HOIV.
  • Pulmonary TB with associated pericardial effusion - by Camille Thelin, Categorical, HOI.
  • Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome - by Jay Mansfield, Categorical HOI.
  • TB associated pleural effusion with Rifampin induced AIN - by Ahmad Mustapha, EM-IM HOII.

Internal Medicine

  • Medical Ethics - by Rose Paccione, Med-Peds III.
  • Ethical Dilema of Withdrawal of Care After Suicide Attempt - by Michael Touchy, Categorical HOII.

Pulmonary-Critical Care

  • Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage - by Ben Andres, Categorical HOII.
  • Parapneumonic Effusion Secondary to Post-Obstructive Pneumonia and Right Hilar Mass - by Jenna Jordan, Categorical HOIII.
  • Spinal Shock Secondary to Myelopathy from Cervical Spinal Stenosis - by Milan Patel, HOII, Categorical.


  • ANCA Associated Vasculitis - by Melissa Spera, Categorical HOII; April 1, 2014.
  • Cryoglobulinemia - by Sophia Cenac, Categorical HOI; January 15, 2012.
  • Dermatomyositis with ILD - by Alexandra Wright, Med-Peds HOIII; May 19, 2015.
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPN) with Orbital Pseudotumor - by Falon Brown, Categorical HOII; January 20, 2015.
  • Sarcoidosis with Uveoparotitis - by Kishore Gandla, Med-Peds HOIV; May 3, 2011.


  • ART induced Lactic Acidosis - by Andrea Caballero, Categorical HOII; March 18, 2014.
  • Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis - by Matthew Oglesbee, Categorical HOII; January 19, 2016.
  • Minimal Change Disease  - by Noel Kemp, Categorical HOIII; July 17 2012.
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis - by Arif Shahzad, Med-Peds HOIII; October 3, 2011.

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