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Hyperviscosity syndrome in a patient with underlying Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia
Eloise Newbold MBChB (Hons), Anton Borg MD, FRCP, FRCPath
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 7, p.23 (123Doc Education, London, August 2011)
This case based discussion focuses on a 79 year old male with hyperviscosity syndrome found to have an underlying Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia. This case explores the presentation, investigations and treatment of hyperviscosity syndrome.
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Eloise Newbold MBChB (Hons)
Foundation Year 1 Doctor
Anton Borg MD, FRCP, FRCPath
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