Case 98 – part 2 – the beginning

Thankyou for your help with part 1. Here is the second part of this weeks case.

You are in the haematology clinic and are seeing an 82 year old gentleman who was diagnosed with CLL 10 years ago. He has been on watchful waiting for the last 10 years however recently has been increasingly tired and his blood results show a rising lymphocytosis over the previous few months.

Fbc (previous clinic results from 2 months ago in brackets)

  • Hb 90 (110)
  • Plt 70 (130)
  • Wcc 120 (50)
  • Lymphocytes 110 (45)

Questions:

  • Would you like to know anything else?
  • What would you do next?

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