Wednesday, May 31, 2023

A 22 year old woman has acute gingival hypertrophy, spontaneous bleeding from the gingiva and complains of weakness and anorexia. Her blood analysis was as follows



A 22 year old woman has acute gingival hypertrophy 

spontaneous bleeding from the gingiva and complains of weakness and anorexia.








Her blood analysis was as follows:

HB=12gm, Neutrophils=90%, Monocytes=1%,
Platelets=250000, WBC=100000, Lymphocytes=9%,
Eosinophils=0%

the most likely diagnosis is:

  • Myelogenous leukemia ***
  • Infectious mononucleosis /glandular fever
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Gingivitis of local aetiological origin
  • Pernicious anemia / Vitamin B12 deficiency.