Items tagged “haematology”

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma or Hodgkin disease (HD) is a type of lymphoma and accounts for ~1% of all cancers. Hodgkin disease spreads contiguously and predictably along lymphatic pathways and is curable in ~90% of cases, depending on its stage and sub-type. Epidemiology There is a bimodal distribution i...
Case

Chloroma - acute myeloid leukemia

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Dec 2008
75% complete
CTMRI
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WHO classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues

The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues is the most widely used pathologic classification system for hematolymphoid neoplasms. The current revision, known as the 4th revised edition, was published in 2016 and supersedes the 4th edition p...
Case

Haemophilic arthropathy - knee

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 11 Apr 2010
91% complete
X-ray
Case

Haemophilic arthropathy - ankle MRI

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 11 Apr 2010
92% complete
MRIX-ray
Case

Endosteal scalloping in myeloma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 22 Apr 2010
91% complete
X-ray
Case

Haemophilic arthropathy - elbow

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 23 Apr 2010
91% complete
X-ray
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Haemophilic arthropathy

Haemophilic arthropathy refers to permanent joint disease occurring in hemophilia sufferers as a long-term consequence of repeated hemarthrosis.  Epidemiology Around 50% of patients with hemophilia will develop a severe arthropathy. Clinical presentation Presents similarly to osteoarthritis,...
Case

Sickle cell disease

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Aug 2010
85% complete
Ultrasound
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Binet staging system for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

The Binet staging system is one of the two staging systems currently adopted in assessment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). It classifies CLL according to the number of lymphoid tissues that are involved (i.e. the spleen and the lymph nodes of the neck, groin, and underarms), as well as t...
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Aplastic anemia

Aplastic anemia is a rare hematopoietic stem-cell disorder. The condition results in pancytopenia and hypocellular bone marrow. Most cases are acquired, however, there are unusual inherited forms. Pathology Aplastic anemia manifests as a marked reduction in the number of pluripotent hematopoie...
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Rai staging system for chronic lymphoid leukemia

The Rai staging system is one of the two staging systems currently adopted in assessment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). It comprises of stages 0 to IV and classifies chronic lymphocytic leukemia into low, intermediate and high-risk categories, which correspond with stages 0, I & II, and...
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Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (IHES) is a leukoproliferative disorder and refers to a situation when there is an unexplained prolonged eosinophilia with associated organ system dysfunction. The condition can affect several organ systems which includes: heart: cardiac involvement in idio...
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Disseminated intravascular coagulation

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), also known as consumption coagulopathy or defibrination syndrome, refers to a systemic phenomenon of overactivation of coagulation and fibrinolysis resulting in widespread clots forming inside blood vessels. Clinical presentation Patients present w...

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