Senior Academic Half Day: Malignant Haematology. Beth Harrison Department of Haematology University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Normal haematopoiesis Investigations in malignant haematology Approach to a patient with pancytopenia Diagnosis and management. Case 1.
Department of Haematology
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Pancytopenia – he will need a bone marrow examination
What is a “blast”?
Diagnosis = Acute myeloid leukaemia
Bone marrow failure
Blasts in bone marrow (+blood)
Previous polyclonal antisera against light chains could not distinguish light chains bound into whole immunoglobulin molecules from free light chains
Visible white cells
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: B cell
Risks of treatment?