Recruitment lecture 11.04.2019

Today we presented a patient with menorrhagia and bruising concerning for primary homeostasis problem (=PLATELETS). We discussed different symptoms of primary vs secondary homeostasis. She was diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia and treated with ATRA and Arsenic Trioxide (ATO). Take home points: Identify differences in presentation of thrombocytopenia versus coagulation disorders Recognize causes of thrombocytopenia … Continue reading Recruitment lecture 11.04.2019