blood dyscrasia


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blood dyscrasia

[′bləd də′skrāzh·ə]
(medicine)
Obsolete term. Any abnormal condition of the formed elements of blood or of the constituents required for clotting.
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If eye drops also prescribed, apply only at night Apply two times a day, continue 48 hours after resolution Contraindications Personal or family history of blood dyscrasia, myelosuppression, concurrent use of myelotoxic drugs, history of allergic or toxic reaction to chloramphenicol or its excipients As above History of allergic or toxic response to fusidic acid or its excipients
Systemic factors include a vascular disorder, a blood dyscrasia, a hematologic malignancy, allergy, malnutrition, alcohol use, hypertension, a drug reaction, and infection.
They are thought to have an immune basis so any patient who has experienced a blood dyscrasia should be treated with insulin.