Hematology Mnemonics


Macrocytic Anaemia
Macrocytic Anaemia Leaves Big Fat Reticulocytes

Myxoedema, Alcohol, Liver disease, B12 def., Folate def., Reticulocytosis


Target Cells
HOT LIPS

Haemoglobinopathy, Obs jaundice, Thallasaemia
Liver abscess, Iron def., Polycythaemia, Sideroblastic anaemia


Multiple Myeloma
BAHRAIN UV

Bone pain, Anaemia, Hyper Ca2+, Renal failure, Amyloidosis, Infection, Neuropathy,(hyper) Uricaemia / viscosity


Suspect malignancy in melanoma
BITCHES

Bleeds, Irregular / Itch, Tender, Colour change, Halo, Enlargement, Satellite lesions


Tumours which spread to bone
PUBLIK T

Prostate, Uterine, Breast, Lung, Intestine (stomach), Kidney, Thyroid