TLS may be asymptomatic in the early stages, and by the time symptoms appear it can be life threatening.
The aim is to identify all patients at risk of TLS and manage them appropriately prior to the development of the clinical syndrome. Although a detailed history and examination are important, the definitive diagnosis of TLS is based on blood biochemistry.
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