Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_360»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_360»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Bilateral macular hemorrhage
as a complication of drug-induced anemia: a case report
Bilateral macular hemorrhage is a
rare ocular finding and to the best of our knowledge, this is the first report
of such hemorrhages as a presentation of drug-induced anemia.
We describe the case of a
14-year-old Caucasian boy who presented with a toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis
and was treated with sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine. Three months later, he
presented with a bilateral macular hemorrhage as a complication of a toxic
Our patient presented with toxic
anemia secondary to the treatment of a very common disease, ocular
toxoplasmosis. Prophylactic use of folinic acid could prevent such
complications but in many cases, it is not prescribed owing to its cost or is
mistakenly substituted with folic acid, which does not present as a valid
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·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
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1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
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