Flashcards in Robbins Chapter 13 - WBC Diseases and Spleen/Thymus Deck (6):
Platelets, RBC, and Leukocytes - origin, transport, and residency
Platelets and RBC - originate in marrow, live in blood
Leukocytes (monocytes, granulocytes, lymphocytes) - originate in marrow, live in TISSUE
name for a juvenile granulocyte. Major feature is an indented nucleus
T-helper, T-cytotoxic, B-Cell, NK-cell
T-helper - CD4
T-cytotoxic - CD4
B-Cell - CD19
NK-cell - CD56/16
If alkylating agents or anti-cancer agents are used, think what broad type of WBC disorder?
Leukopenia - agranulocytosis
Ulcerating lesions of gingiva, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, pharynx, or elsewhere in oral cavity are characteristic of what?
Infection as the consequence of agranulocytosis that causes leukopenia.