Pathophys Test 2

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cgordon05
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12791
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Pathophys Test 2
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2010-04-01 09:53:26
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Hematopoietic system
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Hematopoietic system
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  1. Cause of normochromic, normocytic anemia
    Acute blood loss
  2. Cause of normochromic, macrocytic anemia
    Folic acid or B12 deficiency
  3. Cause of hypochromic, microcytic anemia
    • Iron deficiency - parasitic infection or decreased dietary intake
    • Peptic ulcer - iron loss due to bleeding
  4. Cause of hemolytic anemia
    • Hereditary or acquired disorder
    • - Sickle cell anemia
    • - Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
    • - Anything that increases oxidative stress to RBCs, especially if coupled with G6-P dehydrogenase --> hemolytic anemia
    • - Infections
    • - Drugs (antimalarial, sulfonamides)
    • - Ingestion of fava beans
  5. Know the basic range of hematologic values.

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