cytopenia


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cytopenia

[‚sīd·ō′pē·nē·ə]
(pathology)
A blood cell count below normal.
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It is important to note that in this case series, patients received a diagnosis of HLH only after BMATs were performed to further investigate cytopenias or possible septic foci.
5 2) Splenomegaly 3) Cytopenias (affecting at least 2 of 3 lineages in the peripheral blood) 4) Hypertriglyceridemia (>265 mg/dL, fasting) and/or hypofibrinogenemia (<150 mg/dL) 5) Hemophagocytosis in bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, or liver 6) Low or absent NK-cell activity 7) Ferritin >500 ng/mL 8) Elevated soluble CD25 (alpha chain of soluble IL-2 receptor)
Based on data available from rituximab's efficacy in autoimmune cytopenias, we can extrapolate that it would be useful in the treatment of cytopenias associated with Sjogren's syndrome.
The cardinal features of hypersplenism are (a) splenomegaly; (b) reduced levels of one or more blood elements in circulation associated with increased precursors; and (c) correction of cytopenia after splenectomy.
Between 1941 and 1944, over 1,000 troops training at Camp Bullis, TX presented to the post hospital with concurrent fever, rash, adenopathy, and cytopenia.
18) Patients with acquired cytopenia included the following: 2 with immune-mediated thrombocytopenia and 1 each with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, systemic lupus erythematosus, orotic aciduria, osteomyelitis, chronic renal failure, inflammatory bowel disease, anemia of chronic disease, hypothyroidism, and liver disease with hypersplenism.
Of the treated patients, 33% experienced grade 4 cytopenia and 29% had gastrointestinal toxicity.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Cytopenia, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
If the cytopenia is severe, your doctor may reduce your dose or temporarily stop your treatment with GLEEVEC.
MDS is a type of hematological malignancy, in which the disorder of blood-forming "hematopoietic stem cells" causes inefficient production of blood cells triggering cytopenia.
In the study we already reported that thrombocytopenic and hemolytic anemia attack may be sequential even second cytopenia may emerge over the course of ten years.