Martha was referred to A30 with suspected spinal problems after a long period of limited activity, culminating in a week where she was really miserable, reluctant to eat, get up and move about at all.
In her consultation with a Colin Whiting, a clinical picture built up…she had a very high temperature and swollen knee and elbow joints.
We ran a bank of tests and couriered samples to be looked at, with initial results the following day confirming an immune system problem and ruling out Lyme’s disease.
Appropriate treatment was begun, she responded very well and her temperature normalised rapidly, and nurse Laura Knight will be discharging her with her ongoing medication.
The large oblique cranial fragment presents a challenge
International Women’s Day today…here’s anaesthetic nurse Sarah….
Early onset elbow arthritis meant he was becoming limited in his movement