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Systemic Lupus Eryhematosus
Disorder associated with a "butterfly rash" on the nose and cheeks. This butterfly rash appears in about 50% of people
Herditary disorder that involves impairment of the blood-clotting mechanism. Also called bleeders disease.
Pinpoint hemmorrhages that appear on the lower leg, usually associated with decreased platelets.
Hepatomegaly(enlargement of the liver and Splenomegaly(enlargement of the spleen)
Complications of infectious mononucleosis.
Sickle Cell Anemia
Type of anemia that involves severe pain caused by crescent-shaped RBCs that are unable to pass through blood vessels
Lab test that identifies antibodies that attack the individual's own body cells
Bone Marrow MRI
Sensitive imaging procedure that detects abnormalities in bone marrow, especially in multiple myeloma
Partial Thromboplastin Time
used to screen for deficiencies of some clotting factors, also called pro time
Form of treatment that alters or enhances the body's natural immune mechanisms to treat diseases
Prophylactic treatment in HIV patients to prevent development of Pneumocystitis pneumonia
Drugs used to treat patients with hemophilia following certain surgeries and dental procedures
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Removal of a small sample of bone marrow using a thin aspirating needle (usually from the pelvis) for microscopic examination
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Widespread autoimmune disease that may affect the skin, brain, kidneys, and joints and causes chronic inflammation; also called discoid lupus if symptoms are limited to the skin.
Localized accumulation of blood, usually clotted, in an organ, space, or tissue due to a break in or severing of a blood vessel
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