Pathologic fracture
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Pathologic fracture of lower extremity 1 S. Dyer Answer: #1- To stabilize or not to stabilize. That is the orthopedic question. Remember Mirels Criteria. #2- Ultimately, it is the decision of the attending surgeon how to proceed with the management of the patient. However, using an evidenced based approach, Mirel is a good guideline. #3- A peripheral blood smear with will show "Rouleaux formation" or a stacked coin appearance of aggregated red blood cells. This is a pathognomonic finding for Multiple Myeloma
by S. Kelham
Wednesday, June 20, 2018