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Does it increase or decrease the number of WBC ? Why ?


Increases... demargination from walls of vessels. Steroids cause decrease expression of selectins on the WBC surface, hence more of them appear in blood stream...essentially its a fake increase.


good explanation

the same mechanism for Lithium and Epinephrine


Increases: Neutrophile,Thrombocyte,Erythrocyte

Decreases: Eosinopile,Basophile,Lymphocyte

am i wrong?

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