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1

what does high INR mean?

longer time for blood to clot

2

what is anti-gastric parietal cell antibodies associated with?

pernicious anaemia

3

what can peripheral blood film be used for?

folate deficiency

4

what kind of anameia - micro or macrocytic - would a thyroid function test show?

macrocytic

5

what do hypersegmented polymorphs on a blood film indicate?

pernicious anaemia

6

what deficiency does pernicious anaemia cause?

B12 deficiency

7

pernicious anaemia symptoms

SOB
fatigue
dry skin
irritability
agitation
confusion
weight loss
poor digestion

8

what can indicate myeloma?

1. bone lesions
2. intermittent infections

9

what does pernicious anaemia look like on blood films?

hypersegmented polymorphs

10

swollen red tongue indicated what deficiency?

B12

11

what cell proliferates in hodgkins and non hodgkins lymphoma

germinal b cell

12

what cell proliferates in waldenstroms macroglobulinaemia? (type of NHL)

IgM secreting

13

what cell proliferates in acute/chronic lymphoblastic leukemia?

myeloid

14

signs of peripheral vascular problems i.e burning and throbbing can be caused by what cell proliferating?

megakaryocyte

15

bone pain relived by opioids can be caused by what?

infarction to the bone marrow

16

whta is mgus

when abnormal amount of protein is in the blood

17

mgus symptoms

none
rash
tingling

18

lymphoma symptoms

rash
decreased appetite
decrease weight
fatigue
low mood
fevers
night sweats