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Identify The Etiologies And Manage The Complications Of Neutropenia
Nov 07 2017

Identify the Etiologies and Manage the Complications of Neutropenia

Morning Report

Presented by Dr. Maria Marian

Moderated by Dr. Jarod DuVall

Thank you Maria for a thorough presentation of a case of neutropenia from diagnosis to management of complications.

Learning Objectives:

  • List a limited differential diagnosis (by organ system) of absolute neutropenia.
  • Explain the antibiotic management of neutropenic fever.
  • Identify the etiologies of abdominal pain specific to the neutropenic or immunosuppressed patient.

For a review, take a look at Maria’s presentation.

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Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
May 19 2017

Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Morning Report

Thank you Dr. John Hollowed for an excellent presentation on acute promyelocytic leukemia

Teaching Points

  • APL accounts for 5-20% of AML cases
  • Increased incidence in people with prior cytotoxic therapy
  • Presents with complications of pancytopenia, weakness, fatigue, infections, increased bruising/bleeding, DIC
  • Diagnosis: bone marrow analysis and confirmation with PCR, FISH, or cytogenic analysis
  • Treatment is All-trans Retinoic Acid (ATRA)
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