Blood workup should include a complete cell blood count, that may show either leukopenia or leukocytosis, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, leukoerythroblastic … anemia, thrombocytopenia or, in rare cases, thrombocytosis.
Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus.
Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea…
Adenocarcinoma of the breast is a term encompassing several types of tumors such as ductal and lobular carcinomas. An asymptomatic painless mass is usually the only symptom in the early stages, whereas an array of constitutional and localized symptoms may be seen in more advanced disease. Mammography and other…
Gastric adenocarcinoma, once a frequent cause of death, is now rarely encountered. It is difficult to cure with patients presenting with advanced disease as initial symptoms are nonspecific and often ignored. Progress is currently being made, after the introduction of radiation therapy and chemotherapy. These…
Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is histologically the commonest form of prostate malignancy. It is often asymptomatic until advanced or metastatic disease leads to symptoms of obstructive uropathy or bone pain respectively. Diagnosis depends upon digital rectal palpation, levels of prostate-specific antigen and…