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What is TIBC and what does it tell us?
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It's the transferrin iron binding capacity; a low level (meaning iron is highly bound to transferrin) is normal; a high level indicates a problem.
_______% of total body iron is found to heme and _______% is stored as ferritin. The remaining is _______.
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67% stays bound to home; 30% is stored; excreted
Lipid soluble hormones are transported by _______.
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a carrier or transport protein
Platelet function disorders result from platelets _______ and _______ factor deficiencies.
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membrane glycoprotein; Von Willebrand factors
What are the 4 types of sickle cell crisis?
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1. Sequestration: most common in children, 50% mortality. Enlarged spleen from cell sequestering. Vascular collapse, rupture. 2. Hyperhemolytic: spleen is enlarged from cell destruction. Spleen rupture, vascular collapse. 3. Aplastic:
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA), are classified as _______ anemias.
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Microcytic-hypochromic
What causes hemolytic anemia?
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Type II Sensitivity to haptens (can be detected via Coombs test). Trauma (cells are removed by spleen faster than they can be made). Defects in structure (sickle cell).
What is the normal RBC's count in women?
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4.2-5.4 (million per um)
Alcoholism, drug reactions copper deficiency and hypothermia can ll be causes of _______ anemia.
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sideroblastic anemia
Petechiae and purpura, splenomegaly and sometimes hemorrhaging result from what platelet disorder?
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ITP (Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura)
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What are the common causes of microcytic anemias?
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Disorders of iron metabolism, disorders of porphyrin and heme synthesis, disorders of globin synthesis.
How is ITP treated?
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Steroids, glucocorticoids, IV Ig, splenectomy or do nothing and watch.
What is anisocytosis and how is it detected?
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RBC's are different sizes, gives insight to what the bone marrow is doing; detected by the RDW (red cell distribution width)/ part of CBC; increased variation = something's up.
Sideroblastic anemia results from _______ and is diagnosed by _______.
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ineffective iron uptake in bone marrow; bone marrow aspiration
What is Essential Thrombocythemia and what causes it?
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Too many platelets caused by a disorder of the stem cell. Microvasculature thrombosis (clotting in small vessels).
What is Poikilocytosis and how is it detected?
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RBC's are present in different shapes. A person looks at cells under a microscope.
How is sideroblastic anemia treated?
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Blood removal (decrease iron), B6, blood transfusions
What are the clinical manifestations of Sideroblastic Anemia (SA)?
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Bronzing of skin, hemosiderosis (iron overload), myelodysplastic syndrome (abnormal bone marrow proliferation), dimorphic cell structure.
SA is characterized by _______ in the bone marrow.
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Ringed sideroblasts (sideroblasts are erythroblasts with iron granules)
_______ occurs in the bone marrow and produces new red blood cells.
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Hematopoiesis
What is the normal platelet count?
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150,000-4000,000
  
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