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Pseudothrombocytopenia: a system analysis for a good detective

Pseudothrombocytopenia : a system analysis for a good detective

Clinical case

A 59-year-old woman was receiving treatment with radiotherapy and weekly cisplatin, after a diagnosis of cervical cancer. After three weeks her platelet level was under 20.000 and she was put under

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The System and the human perception: a common interaction

The System and the human perception

 

Clinical case

 

A 91-year-old man with bilateral hip prosthesis after coxarthrosis,  went to the Emergency Room due to an accidental fall in his home. Two days later he started to notice pain in the right pelvic region and difficulty in standing. On physical examination, there was no alteration in the state of consciousness or neurological deficit.

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Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy: difficult to detect if you have another explanation

Satisfaction of search and the history of Ruth

Ruth was a 54-year-old woman with a malignant tumor for which she received treatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitors. She was having the drug for a month without a problem. But one day she started with diarrhea, confusion and agitation.

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Upper left abdominal pain: the origin may be in the spleen

 Summary

A 65-year-old woman went to Medical Oncology with upper left abdominal pain and on the left shoulder. He had been suffering from this pain for about 6 months before a road accident, but had increased in the last month, without nausea or vomiting. Three years earlier she had a diagnosis of colon adenocarcinoma, but there were no data of recurrence in the last visit.

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