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Which of the following would result from a reduced number of erythrocytes in the blood?
What term is used to describe a deficit of all types of blood cells?
Capillary walls consist of:
Vitamin K is required by the liver to synthesize:
Individuals with type O blood are considered to be universal donors because their blood:
What are the two circulations that comprise the overall circulatory system?
Chronic blood loss causes anemia because of the:
What is the cause of sickle cell anemia?
Which of the following best describes the characteristic erythrocyte associated with pernicious anemia?
What causes numbness and tingling in the fingers of individuals with untreated pernicious anemia?
What are the typical early general signs and symptoms of anemia?
What is the cause of oral ulcerations and delayed healing occurring with any severe anemia?
Which of the following is present with pernicious anemia?
Why is pernicious anemia treated with injections of vitamin B12?
Why do abnormally low hemoglobin values develop with pernicious anemia?
What are the common early signs of aplastic anemia?
Why do vascular occlusions and infarcts occur frequently with sickle cell anemia?
Which of the following applies to sickle cell trait?
What is the basic abnormality in thalassemia?
Which of the following can result from a malabsorption problem?
In individuals with pernicious anemia, antibodies form to:
In cases of polycythemia vera, blood pressure is elevated as a result of:
Petechiae and purpura are common signs of:
Which statement applies to the disorder hemophilia A?
Which of the following occurs when disseminated intravascular coagulation develops?
Which of the following substances acts as an anticoagulant?
In individuals with acute leukemia, the increased number of malignant leukocytes leads to: 1. decreased hemoglobin. 2. thrombocytopenia. 3. bone pain with increased activity. 4. splenomegaly.
Multiple opportunistic infections develop with acute leukemia primarily because:
Why is excessive bleeding a common occurrence with acute leukemia?
Predisposing factors to leukemia commonly include:
Thrombophilia can result in conditions such as:
Multiple myeloma is a malignant tumor involving:
What is the primary treatment for the leukemias?
Which of the following statements applies to hemochromatosis. It is:
Secondary polycythemia may be associated with:
Leukemia is sometimes linked to chromosome abnormalities, as evidenced by:
Iron deficiency anemia frequently results from any of the following EXCEPT:
Which of the following applies to the leukemias?
A high percentage of blast cells in the leukocyte population indicates a poor prognosis for an individual with:
Which of the following applies to erythropoietin?
Which of the following diagnostic tests would be within the normal range for an individual with hemophilia A?
Which of the following applies to the condition disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?
In which blood dyscrasia does pancytopenia develop?
Which of the following applies to the etiology of aplastic anemia? It is: