William Slayton, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Transient Erythroblastopenia of Childhood – TEC

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has transient erythroblastopenia of childhood? What are the typical findings for this disease? Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC) is an acquired, self-limited, benign disorder characterized by a temporary suppression of erythropoiesis, resulting in reticulocytopenia in the blood and development of moderate to severe…

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has disseminated intravascular coagulation? What are the typical findings for this disease? The most common symptom of Disseminated Intravascular coagulation (DIC) is excessive and/or prolonged bleeding. This can be particularly apparent from venipuncture sites. In other patients, purpura or petechiae are the presenting…

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