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What does WHIM syndrome stand for?
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Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis

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WHIM syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search WHIM syndrome Classification and external resources OMIM 193670 DiseasesDB 32165 <span>WHIM Syndrome (or Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis syndrome) is a rare congenital immunodeficiency disorder characterized by chronic noncyclic neutropenia. Contents 1 Diagnosis 2 Pathophysiology 3 Treatment 4 References







Flashcard 150901674

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#haematology #medicine
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What are the Non-dietary, non-autoimmune causes of B12 Deficiency ?
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  • Crohn’s and Coeliac disease
  • After gastric surgery
  • Acid-suppressors (eg ranitidine)
  • Metformin
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • False-low reading

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Flashcard 150902532

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#haematology #medicine
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What does a Positive Direct Coombs test indicate with Haemolysis ?
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An immune cause of the haemolysis

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#haematology #medicine
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What is the different between a Direct Coombs Test and an Indirect Coombs Test ?
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  • The direct Coombs test detects antibodies on RBCs.
  • The indirect Coombs test detects antibodies against RBCs that are free in serum: used in pre-natal testing and before blood transfusion

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folic acid supplementation for [...] months prior to conception reduces risk of open neural tube defects (ONTD) by ~70%
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3

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
folic acid supplementation for 3 months prior to conception reduces risk of open neural tube defects (ONTD) by ~70%







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folic acid supplementation for 3 months prior to conception reduces risk of [...] by ~70%
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open neural tube defects (ONTD)

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
folic acid supplementation for 3 months prior to conception reduces risk of open neural tube defects (ONTD) by ~70%







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individuals at higher risk ([...]) should receive increased doses of folic acid 1-5 mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first 12 weeks of pregnancy
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epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
individuals at higher risk (epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD) should receive increased doses of folic acid 1-5 mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first 12 weeks of pregnancy







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individuals at higher risk (epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD) should receive increased doses of folic acid [...] mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first 12 weeks of pregnancy
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1-5

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
individuals at higher risk (epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD) should receive increased doses of folic acid 1-5 mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first 12 weeks of pregnancy







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individuals at higher risk (epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD) should receive increased doses of folic acid 1-5 mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first [...] weeks of pregnancy
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12

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
individuals at higher risk (epilepsy, pre-gestational diabetes, increased BMI, previous child with NTD) should receive increased doses of folic acid 1-5 mg po od (different guidelines exist) for first 12 weeks of pregnancy







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folate supplementation is generally continued throughout pregnancy and for [...] weeks postpartum (or while breastfeeding)
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4-6

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
folate supplementation is generally continued throughout pregnancy and for 4-6 weeks postpartum (or while breastfeeding)







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folate supplementation is generally continued throughout pregnancy and for 4-6 weeks postpartum (or while [...])
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breastfeeding

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Preconception - folic acid supplements
folate supplementation is generally continued throughout pregnancy and for 4-6 weeks postpartum (or while breastfeeding)







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-decreased [...] with advancing maternal age
-increased risk of spontaneous abortion & increased risk of chromosomal abnormality with advancing maternal age
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fertility

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Preconception - Targeted Review - Age
What to ask about 'Age' in a preconception review: -decreased fertility -increased risk of spontaneous abortion & increased risk of chromosomal abnormality with advancing maternal age







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What to ask about 'Age' in a preconception review:
-decreased fertility
-increased risk of [...] & increased risk of chromosomal abnormality with advancing maternal age
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spontaneous abortion

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Preconception - Targeted Review - Age
What to ask about 'Age' in a preconception review: -decreased fertility -increased risk of spontaneous abortion & increased risk of chromosomal abnormality with advancing maternal age







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-increased risk of spontaneous abortion & increased risk of [...] with advancing maternal age
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chromosomal abnormality

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Preconception - Targeted Review - Age
What to ask about 'Age' in a preconception review: -decreased fertility -increased risk of spontaneous abortion & increased risk of chromosomal abnormality with advancing maternal age