Are Transfusions a Barrier to High-Quality End-of-Life Care in Hematology?
Dr. LeBlanc and Dr. Litzow take a look at an issue within the field consisting of hematologists referring their patients to hospice late or not at all even when there are s
Venous Thrombosis on One Side and Bleeding on the Other: How to Walk the Fence in Cancer Patients With Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia
Dr. Linkins provides guidance on how to manage recurrent thrombosis and bleeding in a cancer patient with severe thrombocytopenia that develops VTE.
In this Image Challenge, Dr. Venkataraman and Dr. Sir Philip look at a 65-year-old patient with syncope and mild hepatosplenomegaly whose blood count results prompted a bone marrow biopsy. Take a look at the bone marrow biopsy and blood smear to determine the diagnosis.
In this Image Challenge, Dr. Li and Dr. Kim present two peripheral blood smears and a bone marrow biopsy you can use to determine the cause of a patient's neutropenia.
Dr. Parker and Dr. Venkataraman present an image challenge that looks at the diagnosis of a man with hyperleukocytosis and massive splenomegaly.
Take this image challenge to determine the diagnosis for a 65-year-old man who presented to clinic with one week of recurrent fevers, chills and severe headaches.
Take the image challenge to determine the diagnosis for a woman with hypergammaglobulinemia and diffuse lymphadenopathy.
Take the image challenge to determine what a 58-year-old man with a history of plasma cell myeloma was treated with.
This Image Challenge looks at a 76-year-old man with a history of bladder cancer treated with two local resections and no chemotherapy or radiation, presenting to the hospital with hyperleukocytosis and an abnormal complete blood count.
Review the peripheral blood smear to determine the diagnosis of a 31-year-old man referred to hematology clinic for evaluation of long-standing thrombocytopenia.
Take the challenge to learn what test is most likely to yield the diagnosis for a case of a 58-year-old Asian woman with history of inclusion body myositis on high-dose corticosteroids and methotrexate, noted to be hypoxic.
Can you tell what the diagnosis is for a man with a history of recurrent necrotizing pancreatitis and end-stage renal disease on intermittent hemodialysis by looking at his bone marrow biopsy?
July-August 2018Volume 15, Issue 4
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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