Hematology is a medical specialty that studies blood diseases and hematopoietic organs (lymphatic tissue, bone marrow, spleen, etc.). It includes a section of blood tests in the laboratory, to evaluate the different functions of the blood and a clinical and monitoring of the patient when the medical condition requires.
Blood diseases, or hematology, are numerous and usually affect red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
1- Diseases that affect red blood cells:
2- The diseases of the white blood cells:
3- Diseases related to platelets:
Other disorders can occur following other diseases. Coagulation disorders (coagulopathy or haemorrhagic diathesis) can be caused by diseases such as diabetes, vitamin K deficiency, liver diseases, the development of circulating anticoagulants, and hereditary disorders (haemophilia).
Because of the importance of blood and lymphatic tissue for our health, it is very useful to consult a hematologist regularly. However, it must be known that not all blood disorders are malignant.
The hematologist is the specialist doctor of blood diseases and the lymphatic system. Because he studies blood, he has a great knowledge of oncology. The patient is examined and given blood tests and tests to obtain as much information as possible about the patient’s state of health before making a diagnosis. Following this, and depending on the severity of the condition, he prescribes the treatment (s) adapted to his situation and ensures its follow-up.
Treatments range from mild, in the case of anemia, to heavy, in case of leukemia, then requiring the use of chemotherapy or other therapeutic means. This is why the hematologist must be very human with his patients.
Our hematologist at Union MD makes sure that the patient is at ease and provides a trustworthy atmosphere without sacrificing professionalism.
At Union MD, our friendly and professional staff is here to serve you. Remember that medical monitoring is very important to your health.