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Haematology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with blood and its disorders.

It is commonly divided into three sub-areas, according to the type and group of cells it refers to. This subdivision is incomplete, as many diseases affect most or all of the components of blood and bone marrow.

Common tests used in the investigation of haematological problems include:

Treatments include:

Health science - Medicine

Anesthesiology - Dermatology - Emergency Medicine - General practice - Intensive care medicine - Internal medicine - Neurology - Obstetrics & Gynecology - Pediatrics - Public Health & Occupational Medicine - Psychiatry - Radiology - Surgery

Branches of Internal medicine

Cardiology - Endocrinology - Gastroenterology - Hematology - Infectious diseases - Nephrology - Oncology - Pulmonology - Rheumatology

Branches of Surgery

General surgery - Cardiothoracic surgery - Neurosurgery - Ophthalmology - Orthopedic surgery - Otolaryngology (ENT) - Plastic surgery - Podiatric surgery - Urology - Vascular surgery

Health science - Medicine - Hematology

Hematological malignancy and White blood cells

Lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease, NHL) - Leukemia (ALL, AML, CLL, CML) - Multiple myeloma - MDS - Myelofibrosis - Myeloproliferative disease (Thrombocytosis, Polycythemia) - Neutropenia

Red blood cells

Anemia - Hemochromatosis - Sickle-cell anemia - Thalassemia - other hemoglobinopathies

Coagulation and Platelets

Thrombosis - Deep venous thrombosis - Pulmonary embolism - Hemophilia - ITP - TTP

Last updated: 10-24-2004 05:10:45