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Case 8

Joel David, Anne Miller, Anushka Soni and Lyn Williamson

in Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199587506
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753442 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199587506.003.0008

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 8

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A 32-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of pain and swelling affecting both ankles and his left wrist. His past history included haemophilia A diagnosed at the age of 1 year after a bleeding episode from a cut lip. He had moderately severe disease with a baseline factor VIII level of 3%. At the age of 18, he was found to have acquired hepatitis C from contaminated blood products. At the age of 22 he was diagnosed with a large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He underwent treatment with chemotherapy and an autologous bone marrow transplant and was currently in remission.

Chapter.  1574 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Rheumatology

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