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In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What is the difference between leukopenia and leukocytosis?
- What are the different types and symptoms of anemia?
- Which parts of the body are typically affected by non-Hodgkins lymphoma?
- How do doctors diagnose and treat multiple myelomas?
1. What is Leukopenia? - Causes & Types
Leukopenia is a decreased number of white blood cells. This can leave a person vulnerable to infections. Learn about the different types of leukopenia: neutropenia and lymphopenia and their causes.
2. What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types
Leukocytosis is an increased number of white blood cells. It is often an indication of infection. Learn about the causes of leukocytosis and the five types: neutrophilia, lymphocytosis, monocytosis, eosinophilia and basophilia.
3. Leukemia: Location and Types
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow that involves the overproduction of white blood cells. Learn about the different types of leukemia: Acute Lymphocytic, Acute Myelogenous, Chronic Lymphatic and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
4. Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments
Leukemia is a cancer involving the bone marrow and blood cells. Learn about the signs and symptoms of leukemia, as well as treatment options, such as chemotherapy, radiation, biological therapy, and bone marrow transplantation, in this lesson.
5. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the lymphatic system and involves the lymphocytes. Learn where this cancer occurs in the body as well as the signs and treatment options for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in this lesson.
6. Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, particularly the bone marrow. Learn about this cancer, the tests and treatments for it, and more in this lesson.
7. What are Plasmolysis & Deplasmolysis?
In this lesson, you'll learn what happens during plasmolysis and deplasmolysis and their relationship to water balance in plants. You'll also learn where these processes occur in everyday life.
8. What is Immunoglobulin A?
Learn about the most highly produced antibody in our system, immunoglobulin A (IgA). Discover how IgA maneuvers into body cavities, acting as an important defense against bacteria and viruses.
9. What is Immunoglobulin G?
Immunoglobulin G is one of the most abundant and important antibodies in our bodies. We will cover some information about this antibody to gain a better understanding of what it is, what it does and the different types.
10. What is Immunoglobulin M?
In this lesson you will discover what Immunoglobulin M is, where it is found, and some of its functions. You will also learn why its presence is important in your body.
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- The Basic Components of Pathophysiology: Help and Review
- The Consequences of an Aberrant Immune System: Help and Review
- The Pathophysiology of Neoplasia: Help and Review
- Skin-Related Pathology: Help and Review
- Trauma and Injury to the Nervous System: Help and Review
- Major Disorders Involving the Nervous System: Help and Review
- Congenital Cardiovascular Defects: Help and Review
- Acquired Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Help and Review
- Pathologies of the Respiratory System: Help and Review
- Important Renal Anatomy and Physiology: Help and Review
- Diseases of the Urinary System: Help and Review
- Conditions Affecting the Gastrointestinal System: Help and Review
- Metabolic Derangements: Help and Review
- Blood Disorders - Anemia: Help and Review
- Hematological Maladies: Help and Review
- Alterations of the Musculoskeletal System: Help and Review
- Reproductive System Disorders: Help and Review
- Clinical Test Results - Cells and Blood Proteins: Help and Review
- Clinical Test Results - Organ Function and Health: Help and Review
- Clinical Tests for Electrolyte Levels