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Pathology | Medicine (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Febrile Neutropenia
Characteristics
Oncologic Emergency
Fever
Absolute Neutrophil Count < 500/µL
Increased Risk of Infection
Diagnosis
Blood Cultures
Management
Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
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Mixed (Type II/III) Cryoglobulinemia
Characteristics
Rheumatoid Factor
Monoclonal or Polyclonal
Immune Complex Deposition in Cold Temperatures
Associations
Hepatitis C
Autoimmune Diseases
Clinical Features
Meltzer's Triad
Palpable Purpura
Arthralgias
General Malaise
Vasculitis
Glomerulonephritis
Diagnosis
Decreased Complement Proteins
Management
Treat Underlying Disorder
Immunosuppressants
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Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Characteristics
Excessive Immune System Activation
Cytotoxic T-cells and Macrophages
Cytokine Storm
Acquired or Sporadic
Presentation
Fever
Hepatosplenomegaly
Labs
Increased Ferritin
Pancytopenia
Management
Bone Marrow Transplantation
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Transplant Rejection
Hyperacute
Occurs within Minutes
Antibody Mediated Due to Preformed Antidonor Antibodies
Acute
Occurs within Weeks
Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes Cause Cell-mediated or Antibody-mediated Response
Chronic
Occurs Months to Years Later
Antibody and T Cell-mediated Vascular Damage
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Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Characteristics
Leukemia/Lymphoma Treatment
Oncologic Emergency
Clinical Features
GI Distress
Fatigue
Arrhythmias
Acute Kidney Injury
Lab Findings
Hyperkalemia
Hyperphosphatemia
Hyperuricemia
Hypocalcemia
Management
Aggressive Hydration
Electrolyte Correction
Allopurinol
Rasburicase
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