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What process are RBC made by?
Erythropoiesis
What organ signals the decrease in oxygen to trigger the bone marrow to make more RBC's?
kidney
What are baby RBC's called?
Reticulocytes
What are adult RBC's called?
Erythrocytes
How many Heme molecules make up a rbc?
4
How long to RBC's last in the body?
120 days
Where is iron stored in the body?
liver
Where is intrinsic factor made?
in the stomach
What is intrinsic factor used for?
to absorb vitamin B12
Where do damaged RBC's go to be recycled?
spleen
Uncongigated Bilirubin is?
left over heme without the iron
Acute Blood loss anemia:
is the most common type of anemia
Hemolytic Anemia
RBC's are broken and is is hereditary
Sickle cell Anemia
heriditary, can be sickle cell crisis where o2 doesn't get to muscles and leads to infarction
Thalassemia
missing part of alpha or beta chain found in mediteranian people don't live long
Extrinisic causes for anemia:
snakebite, chemical, infections
Nutritional Anemias:
3rd world countries, most common from around the work
Pernecious Anemia
missing vit b12 cant make dna no ability to mature during cell devision and break easy--macrocytic,normochromic
Intrinsic factor--made in stomach
if don't have it can't absorb b12 only one that causes neurologic factors
Folic Acid Anemia
alcoholic or poor diet are macrocytic also can occur during pregnancy
Aplastic Anemia
depression of bonemarrow don't make RBC normochromic, normocytic
diomond black cell anemia
need blood transfusions
Chronic disease anemia
caused by autoimmune diseases: RA,tb,aids not enough rbc's
polycythemia
too many rbc
primary vera
bone marrow makes too many
Extrinisic causes for anemia:
snakebite, chemical, infections
Nutritional Anemias:
3rd world countries, most common from around the work
Pernecious Anemia
missing vit b12 cant make dna no ability to mature during cell devision and break easy--macrocytic,normochromic
Intrinsic factor--made in stomach
if don't have it can't absorb b12 only one that causes neurologic factors
Folic Acid Anemia
alcoholic or poor diet are macrocytic also can occur during pregnancy
Aplastic Anemia
depression of bonemarrow don't make RBC normochromic, normocytic
diomond black cell anemia
need blood transfusions
Chronic disease anemia
caused by autoimmune diseases: RA,tb,aids not enough rbc's
polycythemia
too many rbc
primary vera
bone marrow makes too many
Extrinisic causes for anemia:
snakebite, chemical, infections
Nutritional Anemias:
3rd world countries, most common from around the work
Pernecious Anemia
missing vit b12 cant make dna no ability to mature during cell devision and break easy--macrocytic,normochromic
Intrinsic factor--made in stomach
if don't have it can't absorb b12 only one that causes neurologic factors
Folic Acid Anemia
alcoholic or poor diet are macrocytic also can occur during pregnancy
Aplastic Anemia
depression of bonemarrow don't make RBC normochromic, normocytic
diomond black cell anemia
need blood transfusions
Chronic disease anemia
caused by autoimmune diseases: RA,tb,aids not enough rbc's
polycythemia
too many rbc
primary vera
bone marrow makes too many