Case Studies In Hematology: How the Heme Lab Can Help Patients of All Ages? (by ASCLS)

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Kathryn Foucar, MD Professor of Pathology, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, and the Director of Hematopathology Fellowship program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

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Using a case study approach, this self-study will examine several blood abnormalities that occur in adults and children that are detected with a CBC and also with more advanced techniques: flow cytometry and genetics. It will also review some of the key diagnostic features of lymphocytosis, eosinophilia, anemia and monocytosis.

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Objectives

  • Develop strategies to assess blood abnormalities in children and adults.
  • Recognize key blood features of anemia, monocytosis, eosinophilia, and lymphocytosis.

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Course Outline

  • PowerPoint Slides
      • Course Title
      • Welcoming Remarks
      • Learning Objectives
      • Complete Blood Count
      • Case Studies
      • Blood Smear Review
      • Normal Newborn
      • Normal 2 month old - Building an Immune System
      • Normal Adult
      • Surprises at Feather-Edge
      • Surprises at Feather-Edge, cont.
      • Case #1
      • Blood: 15-month-old girl
      • Blood: 15-month-old girl, cont.
      • Blood: 15-month-old girl, cont.
      • Blood: 15-month-old girl, cont.
      • Blood: 15-month-old girl, cont.
      • Case #1: Findings
      • Does Baby Have ALL?
      • Case #1: Diagnosis
      • Case #2
      • Blood: 5-month-old
      • Blood: 5-month-old , cont.
      • Neonatal Sepsis
      • Monocytosis
      • Does Baby Have Leukemia?
      • Case #2: Diagnosis
      • Case #3
      • Blood: 67-year-old female
      • Blood: 67-year-old female, cont.
      • Bone Marrow Aspirate: Eosinophilia
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy, cont.
      • Eosinophilia
      • Case #3: Diagnosis
      • Case #4
      • Blood: 67 year-old-female
      • Blood: 67 year-old-female, cont.
      • Crystals in Mature Lymphocytes
      • Monoclonal B Cell (CD5+, CD23+, CD38-)
      • Case #4: Diagnosis
      • CLL: Incidence by Age
      • Lymphocytosis
      • Lymphocytosis, cont.
      • Mononucleosis
      • General Approach to Lymphoid Disorders in Blood
      • Causes of Benign Lymphocytosis
      • Pertussis
      • Conclusion
      • The End

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Using a case study approach, this self-study will examine several blood abnormalities that occur in adults and children that are detected with a CBC and also with more advanced techniques:  flow cytometry and genetics.  It will also review some of the key diagnostic features of lymphocytosis, eosinophilia, anemia and monocytosis.  

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