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Pathology Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Peripheral Leukocytosis

Pathology Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Peripheral Leukocytosis

This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology in which 75-year-old male, with previous history of hypertension and congestive heart failure presented with leukocytosis. Results from a blood cell count, blood smear, and immunohistochemistry are all included in the case study to aid in your understanding of the patient's diagnosis. The patient's final diagnosis is found in the "Final Diagnosis" section, which also includes a detailed description of the condition from the contributing doctors. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose patient's conditions. It is also a helpful site for educators to use to introduce or test student learning in hematopatholgy.

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