Hemocromatosis dan Hemosiderosis

Hemocromatosis dan Hemosiderosis Iron is a component that is close to the environment of all living things. Iron has an important role in metabolism, especially in electron transfer reactions. Storage of iron in the body is stored in circulating hemoglobin in red blood cells, containing about 1 mg/1ml red blood…

Physical Examination of Abdominal Tumors

Physical Examination of Abdominal Tumors Identification of an abdominal mass is something that needs to be considered carefully because it can be a sign of malignancy, so it requires immediate evaluation and treatment. Establishing a diagnosis involves a number of considerations such as the patient’s age and gender, location, other…

COOMB’S TEST

I. COOMB’S TEST BASIC PRINCIPLES Coomb’s test is an examination used to detect the presence of antibodies on the surface of erythrocytes and anti-erythrocyte antibodies in serum. This antibody coats the surface of erythrocytes which causes the lifespan of erythrocytes to be shorter and often causes incompatible reactions to blood…

NEUTROPHIL AND ITS CLINICAL MEANING

NEUTROPHIL AND ITS CLINICAL MEANING A. Granulopoiesis Leukocytes can be divided into two major groups namely phagocytes and lymphocytes. Phagocytes consist of granulocytes and monocytes. Granulocytes consist of three types of cells namely neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils. Under normal circumstances only mature phagocytic cells and lymphocytes are found in peripheral…

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS Anemia in children is defined as a hemoglobin level or hematocrit lower than the normal value for age in healthy children. Anemia is not a specific disease but a condition caused by various underlying diseases. The main function of red blood cells is to carry…

MONOSITE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS

MONOSITE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS PRELIMINARY White blood cells or leukocytes are a group of diverse cell types that mediate the body’s immunity, circulate through the blood and lymphatic system and are recruited to sites of tissue damage and infection. Leukocytes are distinguished based on functional and physical characteristics. The mononuclear…

GERMINAL CELL TUMOR

GERMINAL CELL TUMOR dr,Besse Sarmila,SpA, Dr. dr. Nadirah Rasyid Ridha,M.Kes, Sp.A(K), Prof. Dr. dr. H. Dasril daud, Sp.A(K)   A. INTRODUCTION In the human body there are two major categories of cells, namely germ cells and somatic cells. Germ cells are cells that will produce reproductive cells called gametes, which…

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZYME DEFICIENCY

ANEMIA DUE TO ENZYME DEFICIENCY dr. Karjana, SpA, Dr. dr. Nadirah Rasyid Ridha,M.Kes, Sp.A(K), Prof. Dr. dr. H. Dasril daud, Sp.A(K) ANEMIA DUE TO ENZIMAL DISORDERS Anemia in children is defined as a hemoglobin level or hematocrit lower than the normal value for age in healthy children. Anemia is not…