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Mum sent home from hospital dies

A superfit mum died after breaking her leg in a half-marathon after it was misdiagnosed as a pulled hamstring, an inquest heard this week. Mother-of-two Sarah-Jayne Roche, 39, from South Wales, was told by medics “there is not much else we can do” when she felt a shooting pain up her leg while running the… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: isolated congenital asplenia

Ahmed SA, Zengeya S, Kini U, Pollard AJ. Familial isolated congenital asplenia: case report and literature review. Eur J Pediatr. 2010 Mar;169(3):315-8. doi: 10.1007/s00431-009-1030-0. Epub 2009 Jul 19. Review. Bolze A, Boisson B, Bosch B, Antipenko A, Bouaziz M, Sackstein P, Chaker-Margot M, Barlogis V, Briggs T, Colino E, Elmore AC, Fischer A, Genel F,… Read More »