Case 133: The beginning

Its your first day oncall as a new haematology ST3. You are called by the paediatric A&E nurse.

A 2 year old boy has been brought in by his Mum with a swollen right knee. 

His mum says he has a bleeding disorder but has never been seen in this hospital before.

What do you want to know?  What history do you need immediately?

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