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Blood and the hidden virus

Shaun R. McCann.

in A History of Haematology

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Haematology. 4973 words.

A major achievement in the history of blood transfusion was discovery of the rhesus blood groups. The work of Philip Levine and Rufus Stetson led to the discovery of the Rh factor and its...

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Case of acquired or pseudo-Pelger-Huët anomaly

Mohamed S. Ayan, Abd Almonem M. Abdelrahman, Nabin Khanal, Osama S. Elsallabi and Nathan C. Birch.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Haematology. 981 words.

Pelger-Huët anomaly (PHA) is a rare benign autosomal-dominant anomaly with an incidence of ∼1 in 6000. It does not cause neutrophilia, but it can cause a false increase in band forms. It...

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A case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy after chemotherapy

Tamir Malley and Edmund Watson.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Haematology. 1348 words.

Here we present the case of a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who was admitted to hospital for an elective autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant after cytotoxic...

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A case of thoracic splenosis in a post-splenectomy patient following abdominal trauma: Hello Howell–Jolly

Petrus J. Viviers.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Haematology. 1352 words.

Seeding of splenic tissue to extra-abdominal sites is a relatively infrequent consequence of open abdominal trauma. Immunological function of these small foci of ectopic splenic tissue is...

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A case series of acquired haemophilia in a Malaysian hospital: unpredictably rare medical emergency

Chiou Perng Lee and Bahariah Bt Khalid.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Haematology; Emergency Medicine. 1278 words.

Acquired haemophilia (AH) is a rare bleeding disorder characterized by the presence of acquired inhibitors against Factor VIII causing disruption of coagulation cascade. It has no known...

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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in heterozygous prothrombin G20210A mutation in Egyptian child, with an excellent outcome

Tarek Hamed Attia, Hisham Ahmed Fawzi and Ibrahim Shahat Desouki.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Haematology. 1311 words.

Prothrombin gene G20210A mutation is a risk factor for the development of deep vein thrombosis. We present a 6-year-old Egyptian boy who had vomiting associated with headache and dizziness....

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Combination chemotherapy

Shaun R. McCann.

in A History of Haematology

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Haematology. 5328 words.

One of the major advances in haematology during the past six decades has been the development of combination chemotherapy. However, some would dispute the claim that combination...

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The Enlightenment and the unravelling of the circulation

Shaun R. McCann.

in A History of Haematology

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Haematology. 5385 words.

The Enlightenment brought about widespread cultural changes. In the fields of science and medicine, these changes were represented by technological and technique-driven advances which...

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From a dream to a nightmare

Shaun R. McCann.

in A History of Haematology

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Haematology. 5598 words.

Historically, one of the contentious issues in the understanding of blood was the clotting process. Ancient observers posited that a cooling process led to clotting, while William Harvey,...

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<i>FUS-ERG</i> gene fusion in isolated myeloid sarcoma showing uncommon clinical features

Ryosuke Ueda, Dai Maruyama, Junko Nomoto, Akiko M. Maeshima, Suguru Fukuhara, Hideaki Kitahara, Ken-ichi Miyamoto, Wataru Munakata, Tatsuya Suzuki, Hirokazu Taniguchi, Yukio Kobayashi and Kensei Tobinai.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Haematology; Medical Oncology. 1791 words.

FUS-ERG gene fusion has not been reported in cases of myeloid sarcoma (MS), a subtype of acute myeloid leukemia involving extramedullary anatomic sites. Here, we report a case...

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