Sickle Cell Anemia and Trait Conditions Discussion

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In this unit, there will be a variety of conditions we will cover pertaining to musculoskeletal, hematologic, and oncologic conditions. You are expected to present your initial topic including, but not limited to, the following items:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Physical exam findings
  • Differential diagnoses and rationale
  • Management plan to include diagnostic testing, medications if applicable, follow-up plans, and referrals if needed

Topics may include:

  1. Microcytic anemia
  2. Thalassemias
  3. Hemolytic anemia
  4. Sickle cell anemia and trait
  5. Hereditary spherocytosis
  6. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  7. Hemophilias
  8. Leukemia
  9. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  10. Hodgkin lymphoma
  11. Brachial plexus injury
  12. Clavicle fracture
  13. Costochondritis
  14. Scoliosis
  15. Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  16. Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  17. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  18. Genu varum, genu valgum
  19. Osgood-Schlatter disease
  20. Subluxation of the radial head