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CHAPTER 117 THROMBOCYTOPENIA Williams Hematology CHAPTER 117 THROMBOCYTOPENIA JAMES N. GEORGE MUJAHID A. RIZVI Platelet Kinetics Platelet Distribution in the Body Platelet Survival and Senescence Platelet Heterogeneity Spurious Thrombocytopenia (Pseudothrombocytopenia) Thrombocytopenia due to Splenic Pooling (Sequestration) Etiology and Pathogenesis Clinical Features Laboratory Features Treatment and Prognosis Thrombocytopenia Associated with Massive Transfusion Hereditary and Congenital Thrombocytopenias […]

Chapter 117 – Diabetic Retinopathy

Chapter 117 – Diabetic Retinopathy   BRETT J. ROSENBLATT WILLIAM E. BENSON           DEFINITION • Progressive dysfunction of the retinal vasculature caused by chronic hyperglycemia.   KEY FEATURES • Microaneurysms. • Retinal hemorrhages. • Retinal lipid exudates. • Cotton-wool spots. • Capillary nonperfusion. • Macular edema. • Neovascularization.   ASSOCIATED FEATURES […]