BCSH | Myeloma

OK, so most of this guideline into myeloma is way over our level, but it is a useful reminder of when to think about myeloma as a possible diagnosis and what tests to do. Beware the possibility of myeloma in patients who present with: Bone disease or pain Impaired renal function Anaemia Hypercalcaemia Recurrent or…
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Thrombotic thrombocytopenic Purpura

This guideline is generally aimed at specialists and there’s nothing new for us. However, if you want a quick reminder of this rare, but extremely dangerous condition, read on! Skip the first paragraph to avoid the sciency bits… The Science… Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) can be acquired or congenital. In the congenital form they lack…
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