Tag Archives: Lymphocytosis

Case 55 – the beginning

Good evening. This week we’re going to work together to manage an elderly  patient with a leukocytosis.  Mr Jones is 77 and attends his GP practice for his annual ‘birthday bloods.’ The following results were obtained:  Hb 110 g/dl WCC … Continue reading

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Case 54 – case C

  Quick morphology case whilst comtemplating case B!!!! 19 year old boy gives a 5 day history of feeling generally unwell (fever and malaise). He presents to a&e with LUQ pain.   blood film: Describe the blood film above.   … Continue reading

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Case 54 – case A

This week we are going to look at a range of short cases, some of which are morphology based, and most will include MCQ questions.  The discussion does not have to be limited to the basic answer – please feel … Continue reading

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Case 44 – summary

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Our case began with a blood film demonstrating small mature lymphocytes, and smear cells, which are findings typical of CLL. The flow cytometry confirmed this diagnosis with a CLL score of 5/5. CD5 + CD23+ Fmc7 negative … Continue reading

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Case 44 – update 2

The patient is referred to haematology.  On review you note he has widespread lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly and weight loss.  You decide to commence him on treatment. He has no past medical history and appears fit to undergo chemotherapy. You have requested … Continue reading

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Case 44 – update 1

Some of you have suggested requesting flow chrome try on the sample.  The results of this are; cd19+ cd5+ FMC7 weak cd23+ cd79b neg cd38 neg sIg weak what is your differential? The patient is a 52 year old gentleman. … Continue reading

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Case 44 – the beginning

Welcome to case 44! Share your thoughts on the following blood film. What other information would you wish to know following review of the film? What advice would you give to the referring clinical? Would you request any further investigations … Continue reading

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Case 3 – update 1

The GP for this patient refers her to the outpatient clinic when bloods, repeated at 3 months, showed the lymphocyte count had increasd to 14. The patient also complained of sweats. Question:  Medical students/junior docs – How do you decide … Continue reading

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