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What is the connection between an enlarged spleen and anemia?

What is the connection between an enlarged spleen and anemia?

Hemolysis: Enlarged spleen is usually seen in anemia whenthe rbc is fragile. Many disorders can cause this. Fragile rbcs can then be broken down in the spleen (a process referred to as hemolysis). This causes different levels of anemia and an enlarged spleen. Often jaundice can be seen as well. ...Read more

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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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What is the difference between leukemia and anemia?

What is the difference between leukemia and anemia?

Leukemia: Is cancer of the blood forming elements (many types). Anemia is a low red blood cell count (also many types). ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between anemia and leukemia?

Different cells: Emia = blood. An-emia = lack of red blood cells (low hgb) associated with fatigue leukocytosis = more white blood cells (WBC) in the blood. One cause of leukocytosis is an increase in WBC cancer cell called leukemia. ...Read more

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What is thalassemia and differences between anemia and thalassemia?

What is thalassemia and differences between anemia and thalassemia?

See below: There are several thalassemias, which are disorders of the proteins in hemoglobin in the blood. This causes small blood cells. Most thalassemias are minor and don't cause any problems, and some are so serious you can't live with them. Anemia means a low blood count. Thalassemias are not really a low blood count, but they look like it because the cells are small. ...Read more

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What differences are there in megaloblastic anemia and pernicious anemia?

Pernicious = Vit B12: Megaloblastic anemia refers to any condition which causes large red blood cells (folate (folic acid) deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, etc.) pernicious anemia can be thought of as a *type* of megaloblastic anemia which is caused by vitamin B12 deficiency secondary to malabsorption. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference bwtn anemia and thyroid problems?

How can I tell the difference bwtn anemia and thyroid problems?

Both have similar &: Overlapping symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, palpitation etc. It's only physical exam and blood testing that can confirm and differentiate the two.Take care! ...Read more

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What is the difference between megaloblastic anemia and regular anemia?

What is the difference between megaloblastic anemia and regular anemia?

Cause: Megaloblastic anemia is caused by vitamin B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, or rarely from other causes. In the blood, the red blood cells are large. In the bone marrow, there is delayed maturation of the red blood cell precursors that give a characteristic appearance when stained and looked at under the microscope. There is no "regular anemia". ...Read more

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What is the difference between iron defiency anemia and being low on iron ?

You can have: Low iron without anemia, but if the iron is not corrected the anemia will develop. ...Read more

Plasma (Definition)

It is the fluid portion of both the blood and lymph system in which the ...Read more