5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Prothrombin time
- Multiple Myeloma (plasma cell)
- Iron Deficiency Anemia (Diagnositcs)
- Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia (Collaborative Care)
- a CBC/Blood indices, micorcytic, hypochromic
Hemoglobin under 12 g/dL for males; under 11g/dL for females
- b blood test to determine certain coagulation activity defects and to monitor anticoagulation therapy
- c Replacement folic acid 1-5mg po QD
Increase dietary intake of foods high in folic acid
- d Plasma cells infiltrate the bone marrow and destroy bone.
Longevity-2yrs post-diagnosis, avg age 65 men>women
Diagnostic findings: pancytopenia, increased uric acid, calcium, creatinine, + Monoclonal (M) antibody protein & Bence Jones protein
- e abnormal proliferation of lymphocytes or lymphoblasts within the lymph nodes
5 Multiple choice questions
- Congential or acquired (-70% idiopathic)
- SPREADS THROUGHOUT BODY
B-lymphocytes (90%) T (10%), disseminated, fever,night sweats, weight loss are uncommon
extranodal-common, histology-many classifications
Lymphoid cancers that do not contain the Reed-Sternberg cell
- A congenital disease, homozygous inheritance.
Aching bones, jaundice, pallor, increased pulse, dyspnea
- A blood protein essential to blood clotting. The conversion of fibrinogen to its active form (fibrin) is among the final steps in clot formation, and is triggered by thrombin.
- both sides of diaphram or with spleen or contiguous extralymphatic site
5 True/False questions
Hematocrit → measures the percentage of red blood cells in a given volume of whole blood.
Acute sequestration crisis → possible triggers; strenuous exercise, increased altitude, cold, vasoconstrictive drugs.
Manifestations: dark/bloody urine, irritability, pale, lethargy, severe pain, low-grade fever, tissue anoxia
Plasminogen → protein that prevents fibrin clot formation, involved in blood coagulation
Plasma Percentage (by weight) → is the number of platelets in a given volume of blood. Both increases and decreases can point to abnormal conditions of excess bleeding or clotting.
X-linked recessive trait (hemophilia) → Women carriers with 50% chance of passing gene to daughters (carriers) and sons (+hemophilia)