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Synonyms for hematology

the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs

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Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid galactomannan for the diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with hematologic diseases. Clin Infect Dis 2009;49:1688-93.
These findings may also be observed in many other hematologic diseases. Recurrence of leukemia was primarily considered in our patient who developed fever, pancytopenia, and splenomegaly while receiving maintenance treatment.
Yuksel, "Laparoscopic Splenectomy Using LigaSure in Benign Hematologic Diseases," Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, vol.
Other studies suggest something similar regarding pediatrics and patients with hematologic diseases (Evidence level type 4) (Gomez Alonso et al., 2001).
Hematologic diseases, including sickle cell disease, gammopathies, and malignancies, can cause dyspnea primarily by decreasing the body's ability to transport oxygen.
However, dysplastic features previously reported in primary hematologic diseases were also revealed in peripheral blood smears: (1) a neutrophil with a closed-loop nucleus, a dysplastic feature reported in myeloproliferative neoplasm [10] (Figure 2D), (2) nuclear projections previously reported in androgen-expressing tumors [11] (Figure 2E), (3) hypersegmented nuclei, a common finding in vitamin B12 or folic acid deficiency (Figure 2F), (4) pseudo-PHA referring to neutrophils with mono- and bilobed nuclei [6, 7] (Figures 2G and 2H), and (5) karyorrhexis, which is a rare finding of dysgranulopoiesis as discussed earlier [5] (Figure 2I).
The editors have organized the thirty-two contributions that make up the main body of the text in six parts devoted to evidence-based practice, support of the neonate, metabolic and nutritional care of the neonate, infections and hematologic diseases of the neonate, common systemic diseases of the neonate, and psychosocial aspects of neonatal care.
Invasive infections are exceptional since only a dozen reports exist in the pertinent literature: such conditions usually occur in severely immunocompromised patients with hematologic diseases or solid tumors and include fungemia, meningitis, brain abscess, peritonitis and pyomyositis.
(5) It is one of the most common heritable hematologic diseases, with more than 200 million worldwide mutation carriers and nearly 1 in 600 African-Americans homozygous for the SCD mutation.
Many authors reported an incidence rate between 10 and 30% especially in patients undergoing splenectomy for hematologic diseases. (4, 12 13) Park et al (14) reported an incidence rate of 15.0% for AS in patients undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy for different hematologic diseases.
The other sections include cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary diseases, renal diseases and electrolyte disorders, gastrointestinal and liver diseases, hematologic diseases, endocrine diseases, rheumatologic diseases (the shortest section of only two chapters), infectious diseases, and neurologic diseases.
Hydroxyurea, which is an inhibitor of ribonucleoside reductase and is used as a systemic antitumor agent, is frequently used for the treatment of myeloproliferative and hematologic diseases. While the most common side effect is myelosuppression, gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, and anorexia and rash, skin ulcers, hyperpigmentation in nails, and dermatologic toxicities like facial erythema may also be observed.
Star, M.D., director of the NIDDK's Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases.
Hematologic Diseases. ln: Canada: BC Decker Inc; 2006: 450.
Medical conditions defined as chronic respiratory diseases, chronic cardiovascular diseases, chronic renal diseases, chronic liver diseases, neurologic diseases, hematologic diseases, diabetes, and immunosuppression (including malignant neoplasm) and chronic childhood diseases.