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Case 67 – part 2 summary

We have found that our patient has PCH. PCH is a form of auto immune haemolytic anaemia which will usually present in young children. It is caused by a biphasic antibody with will usually target the P antigen on red … Continue reading

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Case 67 – part 2

Here we have our second case! A 5 year girl old presents to her A&E with her grandmother. She had been the park today and has now become generally unwell with abdominal pain, back pain, vomiting and feeling shivery. HB … Continue reading

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Dermatology short cases: case 5

Cryoglobulinaemia This poor chap has significant acrocyanosis and necrosis, affecting his hands, noseĀ and lips. You were all quite intrigued by this picture and suggested diagnoses flew in thick and fast. Clearly profound hypotension and DIC associated with sepsis could cause … Continue reading

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