Tag Archives: Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma

Case 9 – summary

Our patient had very non-specific symptoms and signs at the start, but as these persisted an X ray was performed which showed a mediastinal mass.  Differential diagnoses included thymoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, teratoma, benign tumour.  A concern was superior vena caval obstruction … Continue reading

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Case 9 – update 2

*For start of case see https://teamhaem.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/case-9-may-2013/ * The radiographer doing the X-ray notices the abnormality and calls the GP immediately to review the patient.  On review, the patient is the same as she has been for the past few weeks.  She has … Continue reading

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Case 9 – update 1

*For start of case see https://teamhaem.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/case-9-may-2013/ * Okay.  We’ve done bloods: FBC: Hb 136 g/L, WCC 6.7×10*9 (differential normal), PLT 178×10*9 U&E: Na 137, K 3.9, Creat 67, urea 4.5 LFT: normal Calcium 2.2 (normal) Further history suggests that the patient has … 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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