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Haematology and Oncology: Common ED Presentations

  • Dwynwen M. Roberts
  • N. Udayakumar
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Abstract

A new diagnosis of a previously undiagnosed haematological or oncological condition may occur in the ED.

Keywords

Sickle Cell Disease Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Full Blood Count Tumour Lysis Syndrome Chronic Venous Insufficiency 
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Supplementary material

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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS TrustSurreyUK
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsSri Ramachandra Medical College and Research InstituteChennaiIndia

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