Tag Archives: Eosinophilia

Case 41 – summary

This case highlighted the investigation of a patient with eosinophilia.  Eosinophilia can occur in 1-1.5% of blood counts in the UK.  Eosinophils  develop in the bone marrow and IL-3, IL-5 and GM-CSF are essential for their differentiation. Sometimes solid tumours can … Continue reading

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Case 41 – update 4

For the start of the case and the first and second updates scroll below (and also look at #teamhaem on Twitter for any relevant comments)… To summarise – our patient has significant eosinophilia with a non-itchy maculopapular rash, splenomegaly and symptoms … Continue reading

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Case 41 – update 3

For the start of the case and the first and second updates scroll below (and also look at #teamhaem on Twitter for any relevant comments)… Our patient has progressive eosinophilia of unknown cause (eosinophils 9.2×109/L (0-0.5)). He now has respiratory symptoms … Continue reading

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Case 41 – update 2

For the start of the case and the first update scroll below (and also look at #teamhaem on Twitter for any relevant comments)… Our patient has mild eosinophilia (eosinophils 1.5×109/L (0-0.5)) with the rest of the count being rather unremarkable and no … Continue reading

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Case 41 – update 1

Thanks for your great suggestions so far on #TeamHaem. The case started here and this is the first update. Our patient has had a routine full blood count done as part of a ‘health check’. It should a mild eosinophilia … Continue reading

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Case 41 – the beginning

Welcome back to #TeamHaem. You are a GP reviewing a patient’s full blood count. The reason for request was ‘routine health check’. The patient is a 45 year old male and you can see he has a past medical history … Continue reading

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