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most common infections in Neutropenia
skin
respiratory tract
most cases of neutropenia are due to:
drug induced, such as chemotherapy drugs knocking out bone marrow
agranulocytosis =
extreme, severe neutropenia <200
most serious infection in neutropenia
respiratory tract dz
infectious mono is associated with:
EBV
Mono transmission
oral
mono affect what cells in the body
b-lymphocytes & their genome
what controls mono
CD8+ cells
T-cells
NK cells
mono produces what type of antibodies
heterophil antibodies
what lymph nodes are affected
cervical
mono incubation period
4-8 weeks
mono symptoms
malaise, anorexia, chill
then
fever, pharyngitis, lymphadenopathy
2 conditions found with mono
hepatitis
splenomegaly
mono acute phase lasts
2-3 weeks
name 2 malignant lymphomas
hodgkins
non-hodgkins
malignant lymphomas are:
cancer of the lymphatic system
hodgkins lymphoma is characterized by what?
reed sternberg cells
HL starts in:
single lymph node then spreads
HL is initially painless T/F
True
HL what lymph nodes are involved
cervical and mediastinal
HL symptoms
fever, night sweats, chills, wt loss
hl has 2 stages: name & describe
Stage A: no symptoms
Stage B: constitutional symptoms of fever, night sweats, chills, wt loss
cure rate for HL
70% if caught early
NHL more or less common than HL
3 times more common
NHL cause:
unknown - but suspect virus
remission rate for NHL
60-80%