Tag Archives: CXR

Case 90 – summary

We started with a 74 year old gentleman who was admitted with weight loss, fatigue and change in bowel habit. A mass in the right iliac fossa was palpated and a colonic malignancy was suspected. He had thrombocytosis with microcytic indices … Continue reading

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Case 90 – update 2

Our patient is treated for potential pulmonary oedema associated with blood transfusion (transfusion-associated circulatory overload). The differential was TRALI but given its rarity and the patient’s observations (hypertension and a positive fluid balance) TACO was felt to be more likely. … Continue reading

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Case 90 – update 1

Our patient has deteriorated towards the end of a two unit transfusion. He is short of breath and more hypoxic compared to previous. Observations are below:   Before unit one Towards end unit two Pulse 72bpm 98bpm Blood pressure 100/70mmHg … Continue reading

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Case 90 – the beginning

A 74 year old male is admitted to hospital with weight loss, fatigue and change in bowel habit. He is pale and a mass is palpated in the right iliac fossa. A full blood count is performed: Hb 72g/l MCV … Continue reading

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Case 9 – the beginning

Hello!  Welcome back to TeamHaem.  Here is the next case for your enjoyment! A 29 year old female attends her GP practice after an inhaler she’d been prescribed for shortness of breath had not been effective.  She had been feeling … Continue reading

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