Blood & Lymphoreticular System

Normal processes

Cell/tissue structure and function

Function of coagulation: coagulation cascade

Abnormal processes


Guide to Hematological Malignancies

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Hodgkin diseasenon-Hodgkin lymphoma (diffuse large B-cell), follicular lymphomaBurkitt lymphoma, multiple myelomamyelofibrosis,

Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML)

Anemia, cytopenias, and polycythemia anemias

Guide to Anemias


Aplastic anemia,

Decreased production


Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, pyruvate kinase deficiency

Disorders of hemoglobin, heme, or membrane

Hereditary spherocytosis, hereditary elliptocytosis, methemoglobinemiasickle cell disease, sideroblastic anemia, thalassemias (α-Thalassemiaβ-thalassemia),

Other causes of anemia: 

Iron deficiency anemia (includes discussion on blood loss as a cause of anemia)

Coagulation disorders (hypocoagulable and hypercoagulable conditions)