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Case 62 – summary

Haematological emergencies   Patient A presented with an episode of neutropenic sepsis.  As a junior you should be suspicious of someone being neutropenic if they have had recent chemotherapy (usually within the past 1-2 weeks).  Reviewing patients previous blood results … Continue reading

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Case 62 – part B

Case B A 55 year old women attends the Haematology day unit where you are the junior reviewing emergencies.  She has a background of IgG MGUS.  She has noticed some difficult walking up the stairs over the past few weeks … Continue reading

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This case took us on a romp through the symptoms, signs and diagnosis of myeloma with a glance in the direction of some of the more serious complications. Let’s summarise: Symptoms and signs: Often non-specific, but back pain (due to … Continue reading

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