Heme Conditions

Feb 3rd, 2012
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This study guide is a well drafted chart that allows you to study for the major anemia's, thalessemias (both alpha and Beta) It provides you with symptoms, what the BM will look like ETC. Everything necessary to know.

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ConditionSerum FeTIBCSerum FerritinLab MiscPathologySymptomsMechanismIron Deficiency AnemiaIncreased RDWDecreased RBCLeukocytosisThrombocytosisDecreased Retic countPeripheral Blood: Microcytic hypochromic with moderate anisocytosis and poikiocytosisBone Marrow: Hyper-cellular- hyperplastic has ineffective erythropoiesis and Decreased Iron StoresFatigue, irritability, headache, tachycardia, chelitis, muscle dysfunction, Pica GI discomfort, Cracked corners of the mouthNutritional DeficiencyAnemia of Chronic Inflammation and InfectionNormal to Decreased EPOIncreased ESRPeripheral Blood: Microcytic/ hypochromic with moderate anisocytosis and poikiocytosisBone Marrow: Increased RES iron stores, Decreased marrow iron stores, M:E ratio may be increased due to decreased erythropoiesis.Associated with infections such as TB, Pneumonia, SBE. Also associated with Inflammation such as RA, SLE, MI. Also seen with malignancy such as CA, Hodgkin's disease and leukemia.Multiple causes such as FE trapped in macrophages of spleen and live that can't get to the BM. Decreased RBC survival and BM has decreased response to EPOSideroblastic AnemiaIncreased RDWDe

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