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Hematology and Blood Disorders

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Detailed information on acute lymphocytic leukemia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

    Detailed information on acute myelogenous leukemia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Overview of Leukemias

    Detailed overview of leukemia, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Alpha Thalassemia

    Detailed information on alpha thalassemia, including cause, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Aplastic Anemia

    Detailed information on aplastic anemia, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Detailed information on aplastic anemia, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Iron-Deficiency Anemia

    Detailed information on aplastic anemia, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Overview of Anemia

    Anemia is a common blood disorder that occurs when there are fewer red blood cells than normal or there is a low concentration of hemoglobin in the blood.

  • Anemias

    Detailed information on the different types of anemia, including aplastic anemia, anemia of folate deficiency, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, hemolytic anemia, iron deficiency anemia, megaloblastic anemia, and sickle cell disease

  • Anemia of B12 Deficiency (Pernicious Anemia)

    Detailed information on megaloblastic (pernicious) anemia, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Beta Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia)

    Detailed information on beta thalassemia, including diagnosis and treatment

  • Bleeding / Clotting Disorders

    Detailed information on bleeding/clotting disorders, including hemophilia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, and thrombosis

  • Facts About Blood

    Detailed information on blood, including components of blood, functions of blood cells and common hematology tests

  • Blood Donations/Blood Banking

    Detailed information on blood donations and blood banking

  • Blood Disorders

    Detailed information on the most common blood disorders, including hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, thrombocythemia, leukemia, and lymphoma

  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

    Detailed information on bone marrow transplant, including preparation, types of transplant, transplant team, and possible procedure-related complications or side effects

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Detailed information on chronic lymphocytic leukemia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

    Detailed information on chronic myelogenous leukemia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Anemia of Folate Deficiency

    Detailed information on anemia of folate deficiency, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Glossary - Hematology and Blood Disorders

    Online medical glossary of terms relating to hematology and blood disorders written for patients and consumers

  • G6PD (Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase) Deficiency

    Detailed information on g6pd deficiency, including cause, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Hemochromatosis

    Detailed information on hemochromatosis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Hodgkin Disease

    Detailed information on Hodgkin's lymphoma, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Home Page - Hematology and Blood Disorders

    Detailed information on hematology and blood disorders

  • Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Detailed information on idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Leukemia Index

    Detailed information on leukemia in childhood, including symptoms, staging, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Lymphomas

    Detailed information on lymphomas, including Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Detailed information on non-Hodgkins lymphoma, including symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Online Resources - Hematology and Blood Disorders

    List of online resources to find additional information on blood disorders

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    Detailed information on sickle cell disease, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Topic Index - Hematology and Blood Disorders

    Detailed information about hematology and blood disorders, including blood donations, blood banking, blood transfusion, bone marrow transplantation, aplastic anemia, anemia of folate deficiency, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, hemolytic anem

  • Thalassemias

    Detailed information on thalassemias, including alpha thalassemia, beta thalassemia (Cooley's anemia)

  • Thrombocythemia

    Detailed information on thrombocythemia, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Thrombosis

    Detailed information on thrombosis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Blood Transfusions

    Detailed information on blood transfusion, including the components of blood and potential risks involved in a blood transfusion

  • Polycythemia Vera

    Detailed information on polycythemia vera, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Hemophilia

    Detailed information on hemophilia, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment