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Does reticulocytosis cause a macrocytic anemia? by pathologystudent Posted Mon 06 May 2013 9:44am Q. I wanted to check a fact with you because my friend and I were confused by something in First Aid, and it wasn’t listed in one of the errata for the new edition. Under non-megaloblastic macrocytic anemias, it lists liver disease, alcoholism, reticulocytosis, and drugs such as 5FU and AZT and hydroxyurea as potential etiologies. Is th ... Read on »
Which anemia does not show reticulocytosis? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 17 Apr 2012 4:17pm Q. In a person with both anaemia and reticulocytosis, which is the LEAST LIKELY cause? A. acute blood loss B. vitamin b12 deficiency with folate therapy C. hereditary spherocytosis D. iron deficiency secondary to peptic ulcer disease Dr. Krafts I am in need of some assistance with the question above. From what I know, both a ... Read on »
The 10 best posts of 2013 by pathologystudent Posted Thu 09 Jan 2014 4:09pm Happy New Year everybody! I hope everyone enjoyed the Holiday season. Now back to work! I like to put together a list of the most-viewed posts of the year at the end of the year. It’s fun to see what people want to read about. It’s not always what I think it might be. It’s fun, too, to see how much we grow from year to year. Our new ... Read on »
Hereditary spherocytosis by pathologystudent Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:55am Having looked at the causes of hemolytic anemia in a general way (we grouped them into hereditary and acquired groups, and defined the general clinical characteristics of each), let’s take a closer look at the specific kinds of hemolytic anemia. We’ll discuss the hereditary causes first, starting with hereditary spherocytosis. Hereditary s ... Read on »
Macrocytosis: a nice breakdown by Jeremy Posted Tue 01 Sep 2009 5:51pm When ever a complete blood count (CBC) is ordered, the haematology machines will dutifully spit out a mean corpuscular volume (MCV), measured in femtolitres (fL). (The 'femto' prefix is a bit like 'micro' as a prefix, but whereas the latter means 1 millionth-of-a-[whatever], femto- indicates one trillionth-of-a-[whatever]). The MCV is a measure ... Read on »
Diagnosing Gilbert’s Disease by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 24 Oct 2010 12:52am There are times when people go through a certain stage in their lives when they need to understand and adjust to certain changes in the way that they live. Some people are burdened with adjusting to getting married, losing a loved one or acquiring a disease or a medical condition. Of all the three, getting diagnosed with a medical c ... Read on »
The SCM Muscle in the Neck, it doesn’t Typically Cause Neck Pain, But can cause a Slew of Neck Related Problems! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:00pm     To start off, the SCM muscle is actually named the sternocleidomastoid muscle.   This muscle is responsible for specific neck and head motions and is split into two parts.   The interesting thing is that neither part sends pain to the neck, however, it can often cause jaw pain or pain that travels up into the head.   Besides headache-like p ... Read on »
Can stress cause hives and what else causes them? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Nov 2008 8:41pm Attention. If you’ve got hives bad enough that your tongue and mouth are bigger or if you can’t seem to catch, get to a doctor immediately! Also, if hives persist longer than seven days or so, go see your doctor. They are little red bumps on your skin that itch like crazy. Some people describe it as a bunch of bees having a party in there. The ... Read on »
Sciatica Causes - Uncovering The True Cause Of Sciatica Pain by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:46pm 2 Comments Sciatica nerve pain can vary from irritating to debilitating. This article will show you how to discover both the causes of sciatica and the best treatments for sciatic pain that are available for you now. cause of sciatica Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body. Sciatica causes pain when the sciat ... Read on »
"Swine flu" is no cause for panic, but a good cause to wash your hands by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 11:33pm by: John Cmar, MD Faculty, Division of Infectious Diseases Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Anyone exposed to the media reporting on "swine flu" this past week could come away with the impression that the whole of civilization is soon to collapse under the weight of a pig-fueled pandemic. Needless to say, this isn't going to happen. There was was ... Read on »