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PLAB03-156

You work in a paediatric assessment unit and are discussing various presentations with your registrar. Which one of these conditions is seen more commonly in children?

PLAB03-157

Tom is 6 years old and is followed up in the haematology clinic following a recent diagnosis of immune thrombocytopenia. His mother is concerned having read about the condition online. Which one of the following statements about the condition is least correct?

PLAB03-080

A 55 year old lady is referred urgently to Haematology with night sweats and weight loss and a diagnosis of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL) is confirmed. Which one of the following staging systems is used for patients with NHL?

PLAB03-040

Mariam is a 37 year old Asian lady who presents feeling very tired. She has recently immigrated from India due to her husband’s job. She has three young children who are all healthy. She has always been anaemic and has taken iron supplements on and off. You suspect that she may have thalassemia trait. Which …

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PLAB02-165

Maria is a 78 year old lady who is being investigated for feeling tired all the time. There are no red flag symptoms, and her blood results are unremarkable except her B12 level is low. Which one of the following conditions does not increase the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency?

PLAB02-147

You are on call and are asked to review various pathology results which show anaemia and review each patient’s records to determine the likely cause of this. Which of the below options does not match the correct condition to the associated anaemia?

PLAB02-148

You have palpated an enlarged spleen in a patient you reviewed in the acute medical assessment unit and discuss how to investigate this with your registrar. Which one of the following conditions is least associated with splenomegaly?

PLAB02-119

You review various results from patients on your ward which reveal anaemia. Which one of the following conditions does not cause a macrocytic anaemia?

PLAB02-120

A 33 year old lady is generally unwell and suspected to have malaria after returning from India and forgetting to pack her malaria prophylaxis tablets. Which one of the following conditions is thought to offer some resistance against falciparum malaria?

PLAB01-091

Bobby is 3 years old and has Down’s syndrome and Atrial Septal Defect (surgically corrected). His mother brings him to see his GP as she is concerned that he has multiple unexplained bruises all over his arms and legs. There is no history of injury and his mother is unaware of any other systemic symptoms, …

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