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Blood Disorders


What is Anemia? diminished capacity to Transport O2 via Erythrocytes
What are the types of Anemia? 1. Hemorrhagic; 2. Iron Deficiency; 3. Pernicious; 4. Aplastic; 5. Sickle Cell
Who is susceptible to getting Hemorrhagic Anemia? mostly Women during their Monthly Cycle, but anyone can bleed/get it
What is Pernicious Anemia? Dietary Shortage of Vitamin B-12 - person cannot absorb
Who is susceptible to getting Aplastic Anemia? those undergoing Chemotherapy --> injured bone marrow
What is Sickle Cell Anemia? Sickle shaped RBC plug up Capillaries
What is Polycythemia? excessive, immature Erythrocytes
What is Leukemia? excessive Immature or Old Leukocytes --> Cancer of Lymph Tissue or Bone Marrow
What causes Leukemia? excessive Immature or Old Leukocytes
What is Hemophilia? Bleeding Disorder from inadequate levels of Chemical Clotting factors
Created by: kristel387