HSCI 003 Chapter 13 Pathologies
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Making an incision into a vein.
Time required for venous blood to clot in a test tube.
Failure of blood cell production in the bone marrow.
Reduction in red cells due to excessive destruction.
Lack of mature erythrocytes caused by inability to absorb Vitamin B12 into the blood stream.
Sickle Cell Anemia
Hereditary disorder of abnormal hemoglobin producing sickle-cell shaped erythrocytes and hemolysis.
Inherited defect in ability to produce hemoglobin, leading to hypochromia.
Excess iron deposits throughout the body.
General increase in red blood cells (erythemia).
Excessive bleeding caused by hereditary lack of blood clotting factors necessary for blood clotting.
One of the clotting factors made by the liver.
Multiple pinpoint hemorrhages and accumulation of blood under the skin.
Abnormal increase in granulocytes in the blood.
Infectious disease marked by increased numbers of mononuclear leukocytes and enlarged cervical lymph nodes.
- Malignant neoplasms of bone marrow.
- They destroy bone tissue and cause overproduction of immunoglobins, including Bence Jones protein.
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