Haematology

Haematology

Causes of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Causes of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Causes of DVT affect one or more of the 3 components of Virchow's triad (Stasis, hypercoagulable states and injury): Stas...
Haematology

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

How to investigate, diagnose and and treat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) - for doctors' exams, medical student finals, OSCEs, PACES and CPD

Haematology Mnemonics

Haematology Mnemonics The best haem mnemonics for medical student finals, OSCEs and MRCP   Folate deficiency causes (A FOLIC DROP)  Alcoholis...

Splenomegaly – Questions

Common splenomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Question 1. Spleen identification Spleen has a medial notch, kidney ...

Splenomegaly

 Splenomegaly   Causes of splenomegaly Portal hypertension (33%) Chronic liver disease Portal/splenic venous obstruction; Budd-Chiari; heart...

Hepatosplenomegaly – Questions

 Common hepatosplenomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Question 1.  Leukaemias (AML, CML, ALL, CLL) Lymphomas ...

Hepatosplenomegaly

­­ Hepatosplenomegaly   Aetiology of hepatosplenomegaly Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension (see chronic liver disease section for f...

Hepatomegaly – Questions

Common hepatomegaly exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES   Questions on the aetiology of hepatomegaly Alcoholic liver disease ...