Microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia: a rare first presentation of lung cancer

Nicholas M Stacey and Martin Feddersen
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51659
Published online: 15 August 2022

A 76‐year‐old woman with no significant medical history presented to hospital after 3 days of vomiting. There were no concerning features to her vomiting, no diarrhoea, no abdominal pain or distension, no fevers, and no recent weight loss. She was an ex‐smoker, took no regular medications, and was the full‐time carer for her husband. Her physical examination was unremarkable.

  • Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford, NSW, Australia



Diagnostic images in Box 2 and Box 4 were provided courtesy of Antony Kaufman, Senior Staff Specialist Pathologist, Gosford Hospital.

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