Card Set Information
Ch29 Key Terms
Severe neutropenia, with less than 200 cells/f<>
Stem cells from a sibling or unrelated donor with matching human leukocyte antigens (HLA). Skin graft.
allogeneic transplantation allograft
Transplant of the patient’s own stem cells.
Small fissures at the corners of the mouth.
A burning sensation in the digits of the extremities.
Untreated bleeding into the joint
The ability to maintain the body’s blood supply and its components.
Hemoglobin in the urine
Destruction of red blood cells
A decrease in the total circulating white blood cells.
Painless lymph node enlargements from obstruction and pressure
A decreased number of circulating neutrophils, usually less than 1,500 cells/f<>
Small, pinpoint hemorrhages
Craving for substances other than food, such as dirt, clay, starch, or ice cubes.
Plasma is removed from the patient and replaced with the fresh frozen plasma.
plasmapheresis (plasma exchange)
Fragmented red blood cells