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Why would a doctor send a patient to a hematologist?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Endocrinology 36 years experience
Blood disorders: The scope of hematology varies from abnormalities in the production of certain cell lines in the bone marrow, to more serious diseases pertaining to malignancies in the bone marrow and lymph nodes. Hematology also covers the coagulation pathways or ability to clot. So you may be sent to a hematologist for something like anemia, i.e. Iron or B12 deficiency to leukemia/lymphoma.

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