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Case 65 – summary

Our case concentrated on presentation, investigation and management of DLBCL.   Case summary This 42 year old gentleman had presented with a history of B-symptoms and palpable lymphadenopathy.  Bloods tests revealed an acute kidney injury highlighting the need for urgent … Continue reading

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Case 65 – update 2

Histology confirms DLBCL – MYC, BCL2 and BCL6 negative.  He commences methylpred once the provisional histology is available and is managed for tumour lysis risk.  He is then consented to CHOP- R chemo.  He asks ‘will the chemotherapy cure the … Continue reading

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Case 65 – update 1

The GP organises the blood requested urgently. Hb 110 wbc – normal plt – normal blood film – normocytic anaemia   Urea – 18 mmol/L creat- 320 mmol/L LDH – 765   You admit the patient urgently for staging CT. … Continue reading

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Case 57 – summary

Thankyou for all your input with this case! This week we looked at classical Hodgkin’s disease. Our patient was initially diagnosed with stage 2B early unfavourable Hodgkin’s disease. Following 4 cycles of ABVD and radiotherapy he was in remission.  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Case 57 – update 2

Our patient has been diagnosed with stage 2B classical Hodgkin’s. Using the German Hodgkin’s study group criteria he has early unfavourable disease. We followed the German approach to treatment and he had 4 cycles of ABVD and radiotherapy to the … Continue reading

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Case 57 – update 1

Our patient has been referred to the haematology team. He presented with a left sided inguinal node which he noticed around 4 weeks ago, this had been enlarging and was around 2x3cm when he initially presented. He has been feeling … Continue reading

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Case 57 – the beginning

Welcome to our new case!This week we start in a gp practice. A 32 year old gentleman attends with a left sided groin lump which he feels is enlarging. What other information would you like to ask in the history? … Continue reading

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