cytopenia

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cytopenia

[‚sīd·ō′pē·nē·ə]
(pathology)
A blood cell count below normal.
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2) Although the patient in this case had a ferritin level that was highly specific for HLH, he also met 5 out of 8 diagnostic criteria including cytopenia, fever, hypofibrinoginemia, hemophagocytosis as well as hypofibrinogenemia.
Hypocupremia associated cytopenia and myelopathy: a national retrospective review.
Although individual cases showed various cytopenias, when means for each group were calculated, none of the groups showed significant white blood cell cytopenias.
The hematological manifestations of pSS are of no clinical significance, but sometimes autoimmune cytopenias can occur, which can be potentially life threatening.
MDS is characterized by ineffective production of mature blood cells with peripheral cytopenias and the propensity to evolve to acute myeloid leukemia.
Cytopenias are one of the most common complications of HIV and may be broadly classified as being due either to a bone marrow production defect or to increased peripheral loss or destruction of blood cells.
The following year AIHA, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia were in remission following CsA treatment and he underwent splenectomy; 14 months post-splenectomy he no longer had cytopenias or oral/ perianal infections.
The differential diagnosis of any of the three cytopenias in the HIV-positive child is vast, and goes beyond the scope of this paper.
The cytopenias cannot be explained by bacterial lysis of infected cells because they do not infect erythrocytes and platelets.