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Question: adolescent fatigue hairloss weight loss and low white count


 ccjrn1 - Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:43 pm

I have a 16 year old patient. sudden fatigue, weight loss, white count of 3, normal thyroid studies. no hx. of drug use. What puzzels me is sudden onset of significant hair loss. Is it hormonal, vitamin deficiency or something else? Also negative strep and mono
 Jannah G., RN - Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:45 am

My first thought:

Any hematology/oncology issues?

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