Haematology

Browse haematology news, education and analysis by haematology subsections - new oral anticoagulants; anaemia; leukaemia; lymphoma; autoimmune diseases; haemophilia and  bleeding disorders.

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Patients with beta thalassaemia major will require monthly blood transfusions to avoid complications (Photograph: SPL)

Haematology - Thalassaemia

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Red flag symptoms: Cervical lymphadenopathy

Blood film of a patient with sickle cell disease, with sickle cells, target cells and signs of hyposplenism (Photograph: Dr Patel)
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Sickle cell anaemia

GP prescribing budgets under pressure as anticoagulation costs soar 60%

Anaemia

Haematology: Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia
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Haematology: Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia

Diagnosing and managing autoimmune haemolytic anaemia. By Professor David Roberts

Management of pernicious anaemia
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Management of pernicious anaemia

This condition predominantly affects the elderly. By Dr Anicee Danaee and Dr Deepti...

Haematology - Iron deficiency anaemia

Haematology - Iron deficiency anaemia

Deficiency can be caused by blood loss, malabsorption or increased requirement.

Leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia: clinical review

Acute myeloid leukaemia: clinical review

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a clonal malignant disorder characterised by the...

Recognising cancer in teenage patients

Recognising cancer in teenage patients

How to identify the signs of a possible cancer in young people and when to refer....

Haematology - Chronic leukaemia

Haematology - Chronic leukaemia

Chronic leukaemias are often diagnosed in a routine blood test, say Dr David Bareford...

Lymphoma

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma - Clinical review

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma - Clinical review

An overview for GPs of the diagnosis, management and prognosis of this type of non-Hodgkin...

Case study - Painful lumps on the legs

Case study - Painful lumps on the legs

A four-month history of numerous lesions caused this patient concern.

Clinical images: Malignancy

Clinical images: Malignancy

Presentations and consequences of malignant disease. By Dr Philip Marazzi.

Autoimmune diseases

Case study: Undiagnosed coeliac disease

Case study: Undiagnosed coeliac disease

A blood test for coeliac disease provided the diagnosis. By Dr Harry Brown

Clinical Review - Cushing's syndrome

Clinical Review - Cushing's syndrome

Review the causes, investigations and management of Cushing's syndrome.

The basics - Coeliac disease

The basics - Coeliac disease

This autoimmune disease is often underdiagnosed, but detection is improving.

Haemophilia and bleeding disorders

Useful websites relating to haemophilia treatment

Dr Keith Barnard recommends websites about haemophilia

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