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BOF: 2.193

 A 72-year-old male presents with a history of feeling tired, weak and breathless. He also complains of bleeding gums.

On examination he is found have lymphadenopathy and his spleen is just palpable.

Investigations reveal:

Hb 9.0 g/dL normocytic normochromic picture

WBC 86,000 predominantly lymphocytes

Platelets 85 x 109/L

Coomb’s test negative

In this patient which of the following treatment options would you choose?

a)      Observe with serial blood counts

b)      Chlorambucil

c)      Splenectomy

d)      Splenic irradiation

e)      Vincristine, prednisolone, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide

 

 

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