aka Oncological Quandary 002 A 30 year-old woman presents with abdominal pain and paraesthesiae. She was diagnosed with CML 2 months previously, and was treated with chemotherapy a month prior to presentation. These are her lab results: Questions Q1. Describe and interpret the test results. Q2. What is the pathophysiological explanation of the key abnormalities? […]
Consider a 16 year old who presents with a 3 week history of severe hip pain followed by increasing breathlessness and left sided chest pain. His admission chest X-ray is shown below:
A 21 year old female presents with acute onset of unrelenting abdominal pain and vomiting four years after a major motor vehicle accident. A chest X-ray is performed:
A 27 year old male with head and extensive facial trauma is admitted to the intensive care unit after a neurosurgical intervention for an acute subdural haemorrhage. There has been difficulty with oxygenation in the operating theatre.
18 year old man day 7 in ICU after jumping from a building. Tracheostomy performed the day before. Acute respiratory distress with inability to pass a suction catheter through the tracheostomy tube.