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tumor lysis syndrome

Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome

A 70 year old Ghanaian man was recently admitted under our care.  He had been diagnosed with aggressive myelodysplasia 2 months previously after presenting with fatigue and abnormal blood results (WBC 50.3, platelets 130 and LDH 928 at…

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To Treat of Not

A 46 year old man with a recent diagnosis of acute leukemia and white count of 90,000 was transferred to our facility with non-oliguric AKI secondary to tumor lysis syndrome. The patient was hypocalcemic (Ca 5.2mg/dl) and hyperphosphatemic…

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