PH 10: Lymph, Blood & Immune System - 37 vials - $125
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Name
Alternative Name
Description
PH1001 Anaemia, folate deficiency folic acid deficiency, megoblastic anaemia, a blood disorder characterized by anemia, with red blood cells that are larger than normal, resulting from a deficiency of folic acid
anemia
PH1002 Anaemia, iron deficiency anemia a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume, as a result of iron deficiency
PH1003 Anaemia, pernicious anemia a blood disorder caused by a lack of vitamin B12, as a result of lack of intrinsic factor production in the stomach
PH1004 Anaemia, sickle cell anemia chronic anemia occurring primarily in individuals of African descent
PH1005 Blood red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and other substances suspended in fluid called plasma; blood takes oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, and carries away wastes
PH1006 Blood film increased neutrophils (many young forms) blood showing many neutrophils; this may indicates bacterial infection, burns, stress or inflammation
PH1007 Bone marrow soft, sponge-like tissue in the centre of most large bones, producing white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets
PH1008 Cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, lymph gland prostate cancer that has produced secondaries in a lymph node
PH1009 Eosinophilia, blood type of white blood cells
PH1010 Hodgkin's disease, lymph gland cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally and may spread beyond the lymphatic system; with time compromises the body's ability to fight infection
PH1011 Infarct, bland, spleen an uninfected area of necrosis in the spleen produced by sudden blockage in an artery
PH1012 Infarct, older, spleen death of an area of tissue caused by lack of blood supply
PH1013 Inflammatory reaction, lymph gland lymph gland showing signs of inflammation
PH1014 Leukemia, acute lymphocytic (blood sample) acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute lymphoid leukemia, acute lymphatic leukemia most common form of childhood leukemia; a quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells are found in the blood and bone marrow
PH1015 Leukemia, acute myelocytic (blood sample) a rapidly progressing cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of white blood cells to be produced and enter the blood stream
PH1016 Leukemia, acute myelocytic (bone marrow sample) involving uncontrolled proliferation of white blood cells
PH1017 Leukemia, chronic lymphocytic chronic lymphatic leukemia, chronic lymphoid leukemia most common form of leukemia, a slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (lymphocytes) are found in the body
PH1018 Leukemia, chronic myeloid chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic granulocytic leukemia leukemia affecting granulocytes, monocytes, red blood cells or platelets; these are usually mature in appearance but do not function properly
PH1019 Leukemia, hairy cell, spleen leukemic reticuloendotheliosis a cancer of lymphocytes (B cells) that leads to low blood counts; relatively uncommon
PH1020 Liposarcoma, fat a sarcoma arising from immature fat cells of the bone marrow
PH1021 Lymph gland lymph node lymph nodes filter lymph and store lymphocytes (white blood cells)
PH1022 Lymph gland cancer, secondary a cancer in the lymph gland which has metastasised from elsewhere
PH1023 Lymph gland, focal necrosis, active congestion lymph gland showing dead tissue, and active congestion
PH1024 Lymph gland, reactive a lymph gland that is enlarged because it is trying to fight off an infection
PH1025 Lymph gland, reactive HIV positive a lymph gland that is enlarged because it is trying to fight off an infection as a result of HIV
Mast Cells See PH1037
PH1026 Multiple myeloma, bone marrow cancer of bone marrow, cells that normally make antibodies and other substances to fight infection
PH1027 Myelofibrosis, bone marrow a disorder in which the bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue
PH1028 Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, lymph gland lymphocytic lymphoma, histiocytic lymphoma, lymphoblastic lymphoma malignancy of lymph cells that have migrated outside the bone marrow to a lymph gland
PH1029 Phagocytosis, lymph gland lymph gland showing phagocytes devouring bacteria
PH1030 Spleen located on the left side of the abdomen near the stomach; produces lymphocytes, filters the blood, stores blood cells, and destroys old blood cells
PH1031 Thymoma, thymus a cancer originating within the epithelial cells of the thymus
PH1032 Thymus in the chest behind the breastbone; an organ that is part of the lymphatic system, in which T lymphocytes grow and multiply
PH1033 Thymus, child in the chest behind the breastbone; an organ that is part of the lymphatic system, in which T lymphocytes grow and multiply
PH1034 Tuberculosis, lymph gland lymph gland showing signs of the chronic disease TB
PH1035 Tuberculosis, spleen spleen showing signs of TB
PH1036 Venous congestion, spleen spleen showing signs of congestion in veins (as a rsult of mechanical obstruction or heart problems)
PH1037 Mast Cells produce histamine, which dilates small blood vessels; involved in body’s reaction to injury and infection