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Unformatted text preview: Polycythemia- an excess of RBCs Diseases of the WBCs Leukopenia/Neutropenia- a reduction in the # of WBCs/neutrophils Leukocytosis- an increase in the # of WBCs Leukemia- a cancer of the hematopoietic cells Lymphoma- a cancer of the lymphatic system. Platelet Abnormalities Thrombocytosis- an abnormal increase in the # of platelets. Thombocytopenia-an abnormal decrease in the # of platelets Hemophilia-a blood disorder in which one of the proteins necessary for blood clotting is missing or defective. Von Willebrands disease-clotting problems and abnormal platelet function. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)- a disorder of coagulation caused by systemic activation of the coagulation cascade. Multiple Myeloma-a cancerous disorder of plasma cells....
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course PARAMEDIC 101 taught by Professor Bator during the Spring '11 term at Columbus State Community College.
- Spring '11