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sickle cell S+S

pain, bone and joint episodes, vascular complications, Pulmonary episodes, neurologic manifestations, hand and foot syndrome, splenic sequestration, renal complications


what is Polycythemia (AKA...)

to many RBC
from dehydration, or men over 60.
increased risk of platelet aggregation and clots, increased blood volume and blood viscosity


S+S of polycythemia

gout, SOB, HA, dizzy, AMS, fatigue, clubbing fingers, bruising, HTN, blurred, splenomegaly, cyanosis, fainting, weight loss, irritability.