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Case Challenges

Clinical scenarios that test your evaluation and application of evidence-based data.

Case Challenges

A 54-year-old woman with bilateral hydronephrosis

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2014
Ramya Varadarajan, MD
A 54-year-old black woman presented to her primary care physician after experiencing worsening fatigue and abdominal pain for about 1 month.
Case Challenges

A 72-year-old man develops engraftment syndrome after autologous HSCT

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2014
Tim McCarthy, MD
This case focuses on a 72-year-old man with a medical history significant for multiple myeloma, diagnosed 2 years prior.
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Sirolimus-associated thrombotic microangiopathy develops after allogeneic transplant

HemOnc Today, October 25, 2013
Tim McCarthy, MD
A 47-year-old black man with a history of multiple myeloma underwent autologous stem cell transplant in 2004, followed by an allogeneic 10 of 10…
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A 45-year-old man develops pancytopenia and brain lesions

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2013
Ramya Varadarajan, MD
A 45-year-old black man with no significant medical history presented with newly onset grand mal seizures.
Case Challenges

Nephrotic syndrome of unclear etiology hid two primary malignancies

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2013
Giuseppe Annunziata, MD; Ilmana Fulger, MD; Tauseef Sarguroh, MD
Paraneoplastic glomerulopathies are glomerular diseases associated with solid or hematologic malignancies.
Case Challenges

A 59-year-old man with hepatitis B reactivation 
during treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2013
Tim McCarthy, MD
A 59-year-old man with a medical history significant for hypertension became symptomatic with subacute onset of lower extremity weakness and sharp…
Case Challenges

A pregnant 40-year-old with possible hemophilia carrier status

HemOnc Today, October 1, 2012
Tim McCarthy, MD
A 40-year-old woman who was 9 weeks pregnant with her first child presented for evaluation of easy bruising. 
 Approximately 16 years earlier, she…
Case Challenges

A 61-year-old woman with moderate hydrocephalus

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2012
Ramya Varadarajan, MD
A 61-year-old white woman was initially seen by her primary care physician for slow, tentative gait and problems with visual tracking. Because of her…
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A 46-year-old female with graft failure after HSCT

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2012
Tim McCarthy, MD
A 46-year-old female presented with abdominal pain and was found to have cholecystitis. A cholecystectomy showed pathology consistent with a human…
Case Challenges

Side effects and bone health in a 53-year-old male on ADT

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2012
Amit Mehta, MD
The efficacy of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate adenocarcinoma has been known for more than 50 years. Within the past 10 years, however…