Maria Magdalena Dąbska (1921 - 2014) was a Polish pathologist. Dąbska tumor (1969) is the only cutaneous tumour named after a female pathologist.
Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall (1874 - 1964) was an American physician, pediatrician and public health specialist. Reed-Sternberg cells (1902)
Sister Mary Joseph (Julia Dempsey) (1856 - 1939) was an American Catholic nun, nurse, and hospital administrator. Sister Mary Joseph sign (1928)
Thomas Hodgkin (1798 – 1866) was an English physician and pathologist. Eponym: Hodgkin disease (1832); Key-Hodgkin murmur (1827)
Denis Parsons Burkitt (1911 - 1993) was an Irish surgeon. Burkitt lymphoma (1958)
Reed–Sternberg cells: multinucleate, giant cells found in individuals with Hodgkin lymphoma. Carl Sternberg (1898) and Dorothy Reed (1902)
Febrile neutropaenia (or neutropaenic fever) is defined as: a single temperature measurement >=38.5C, or a sustained temperature >=38C for more than 1 hour; in a patient with a decreased absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of either <0.5 x 109/L, or <1 x 109/L with a predicted nadir of <0.5 x 109/L over the subsequent 48h
Renal and Urological Toxicity of Chemotherapy: chronic renal failure; acute renal failure; renal tubular dysfunction; haemorrhagic cystitis; dysuria
Pulmonary Toxicity of Chemotherapy
Neurological Toxicity of Chemotherapy: Encephalopathy; Cerebellar Syndrome; Myelopathy; Peripheral Neuropathy; Stroke and Venous Thrombosis; SIADH
Metabolic Toxicity of Chemotherapy: Disorders related to the Tumour; disorders related to Anticancer Agents
A 45 year old woman with metastatic ovarian cancer is admitted for VATS pleurodesis and drainage of bilateral pleural effusions.