Organ: Blood


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Blood: Circulating fluid carrying food and oxygen around the body
Introduction: The blood contains fluid (plasma) with numerous cells. There are red blood cells that transport oxygen from the lungs to body cells. White blood cells include many involved in the immune system, such as T-cells and B-cells. Platelets are blood cells involved in clotting.
Condition count: 59 ; see list below.
Organ subtypes: red blood cells (5), white blood cells (5), plasma (0), platelets (3)
Organ types: Circulatory system (151)
Related organs: blood vessels (58), artery (22), vein (7), heart (55), circulatory system (151), blood pressure (6), red blood cells (5), white blood cells (5), plasma (0), platelets (3)
Main condition: blood conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Blood' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

A

  • Acidosis ... blood
  • Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma ... white blood cells
  • Alkalosis ... blood
  • Amyloidosis ... blood
  • Anemia ... blood
  • Aplastic anemia ... blood
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia ... red blood cells, blood
  • Autoimmune Hemophilia ... blood
  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome ... blood
  • Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ... platelets, blood

    B

  • Bacteremia ... blood
  • Balance disorders ... blood
  • Bleeding disorders ... blood
  • Blood conditions ... blood

    C

  • Circulatory disorder ... blood
  • Classic Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis ... blood
  • Clotting disorders ... platelets, blood
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency ... white blood cells

    D

  • Dialysis-related amyloidosis ... blood

    E

  • Eclampsia ... blood

    F

  • Favism ... blood

    H

  • Hemochromatosis ... blood
  • Hemolytic disease of the newborn ... blood
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome ... blood
  • Hemophilia ... blood
  • High Cholesterol ... blood
  • Hypercalcemia ... blood
  • Hyperinsulinemia ... blood
  • Hyperkalemia ... blood
  • Hyperkalemic Renal Tubular Acidosis ... blood
  • Hypertension ... blood
  • Hypoglycemia ... blood
  • Hypokalemia ... blood

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... blood
  • Iron deficiency ... red blood cells, blood
  • Iron deficiency anemia ... blood

    J

  • Jaundice ... blood

    L

  • Leukemia ... white blood cells, blood

    M

  • Meningococcal disease ... blood
  • Methaemoglobinaemia ... blood
  • Multiple Myeloma ... white blood cells, blood
  • Myeloma ... blood

    O

  • Orthostatic hypotension ... blood

    P

  • Pernicious anemia ... blood
  • Polycythemia ... red blood cells, blood
  • Porphyria ... blood
  • Preeclampsia ... blood
  • Primary amyloidosis ... blood
  • Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis ... blood
  • Pulmonary hypertension ... blood

    R

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis ... blood

    S

  • Septicemia ... blood
  • Shock ... blood
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... red blood cells, blood

    T

  • Thalassemia ... red blood cells, blood
  • Thrombocytopenia ... platelets, blood
  • Thrombosis ... blood

    V

  • Von Willebrand disease ... blood

    X

  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia ... white blood cells

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