In one study, 55 percent of breast amyloidosis patients had a hematologic disorder
, most commonly extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma followed by plasma cell dyscrasia.
The diagnosis of HEV infection occurred a median of 10 (range 0-227) months after identification of the hematologic disorder
Although the clinical symptoms of the patient were improved through RTX therapy, hematologic disorder
did not get much better.
The researchers have been investigating a rare disease called neutrophil-specific granule deficiency, a hematologic disorder
afflicting only a handful of people in the world.
There was no history of hematologic disorder
or blood transfusion and the patient was not on any drugs.
(anemia, leukopenia or lymphopenia on two or more occasions, thrombocytopenia)
The absence of any constitutional symptoms and the normal blood tests make any malignant or hematologic disorder
a very low possibility.
The first inherited hematologic disorder
to be diagnosed using molecular diagnostics testing was sickle-cell anemia.
Intraoperative frozen-section pathology revealed a lesion with organized fibrin suggestive of a mass secondary to the patient's hematologic disorder
Von Willebrand's disease is the most common hematologic disorder
in women, occurring in about 1% of the population, and the initial presenting symptom may be abnormal menstrual bleeding or hemorrhage at menstruation.
The patient had no evidence of immunodeficiency and no predisposing factors for immunocompromise such as alcoholism, diabetes mellitus, or a hematologic disorder
Peripheral blood smear, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy showed no pathologic finding regarding any hematologic disorder
, bone marrow metastasis or infectious disease.