Glossary for Fragmented cells in blood smear in children
Medical terms related to Fragmented cells in blood smear in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Abnormal blood test symptoms: Abnormal results from diagnostic blood tests.
- Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
- Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
- Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- DIC: DIC s a syndrome triggered by a number of medical conditions including malignancy, infection and liver disease, and results in consumption of clotting factors in the blood.
- Fragmented cells in blood smear: Fragmented cells in blood smear refers to abnormally shaped red blood cells, which can be seen on a blood smear test.
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome: A rare condition characterized by acute kidney failure, hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia (reduced blood platelet count). The condition is often caused by upper respiratory infections or infectious diarrhea.
- Leg ulcers: Ulcers or sores on the legs.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Paleness: Whitening or pallor of the skin
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sickle Cell Anemia: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destruction which leads to anemia. If the genetic defect which causes the condition is inherited from both parents the condition can be quite severe whereas if it is inherited from only one parent, often there are no symptoms. The abnormally shaped red blood cells can cause problems when they clump together and block blood vessels.
- Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: A rare blood condition where small blood clots form in blood vessels which reduces the number of blood platelets and results in kidney failure, neurological symptoms and anemia. The condition may be familial or acquired - symptoms tend to recur regularly in the familial form.
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