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patient with rare Hemoglobin(Hb) abnormality that decreases P50 for Hb from 26mmhg to 20mmhg.patient most likely develop?
a)hypoxia induced hemolysis
b)oxidant induced hemolysis
c)increased osmotic susceptibility of RBC
d)polycythemia
e)megaloblastic RBC changes
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d) polycythemia - abnormality induces hypoxemia --> compensatory polycythemia
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i think it's between A and D...

will go with D) polycythemia....not sure..

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patient with rare Hemoglobin(Hb) abnormality that decreases P50 for Hb from 26mmhg to 20mmhg.patient most likely develop?
a)hypoxia induced hemolysis
b)oxidant induced hemolysis
c)increased osmotic susceptibility of RBC
d)polycythemia
e)megaloblastic RBC changes
Decrease in P50--- means increase in O2 affinity---curve deviate towards left--- less O2 available to tissues. Lead to increased RBCs
So d)polycythemia
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yah good luck to all ;all has answered correctly..
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