Flashcards in Uworld – Heme/onc Deck (7)
Posterior vermis syndrome – associated with? Symptoms?
Medulloblastoma; truncal dystaxia
Agammaglobulinemia versus common variable deficiency?
Both have recurrent infections and decreased immunoglobulins
6 months old at presentation versus 15 to 35 years
Proposed mechanism for hemophilic arthropathy?
Iron deposition, synovial thickening with fibrosis
Sx of polycythemia in newborns?
1. Respiratory distress, tachypnea, cyanosis (decreased pulmonary blood flow due to hyperviscosity)
2. Hypoglycemia, hypocalcemia
Howell-Jolly bodies – stain? Remnants of?
Wright stain. Nucleated remnants within red blood cells
Juvenile angiofibroma - Sx?
Epistaxis, localized mass, bone erosion on the back of nose