When a diagnosis is off everyone's radar screen

Topilow, Arthur
October 2008
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p54
The article describes several cases where a diagnosis seemed to be off some lay and professional people's attention. Cases involved a hemophilic man who had been inducted into the army, a comatose woman who had an intracranial bleed after a car accident, and a patient who was set to undergo open heart surgery. Results from an international survey of practice patterns for the management of patients with hemophilia A are discussed.


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