cytopenia


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cytopenia

[‚sīd·ō′pē·nē·ə]
(pathology)
A blood cell count below normal.
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Diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis--a rare, often fatal inflammatory syndrome--includes erythrophagocytosis and hemophagocytic cells in the bone marrow, fever, hyperferritinemia, cytopenias, and hypofibrinogenemia (2, 3) (Table 1).
Parvovirus B19 infection in children with acute lymphoblastic is associatedwith cytopenia resulting in prolonged interruption of chemotherapy.
None of the patients withdrew from the study due to cytopenia or any other complications during antiviral treatment.
Global production failure defines aplasia while a single lineage is described as 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.
18) A phase II study showed that depletion of B cells in patients with pSS (early as well as associated with MALT) led to improvement of subjective and objective parameters of disease activity, including salivary and lacrimal gland function, however, they did not comment on cytopenia.
The occurrence or progression of hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenia and marked biochemical parameters such as elevated ferritin, triglycerides, liver enzymes, and biluribin or low fibrinogen should alert the physician to an unusual response for infectious agent (1,2,5,8).
Background & objectives: Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) represents a group of clonal haematological disorders characterized by progressive cytopenia reflecting defects in erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic maturation.
Myelodysplastic syndromes are also a cause of anemia in persons typically over age 50 and should be considered when accompanied by dysplasia and cytopenia in leukocytes or platelets.
3 In addition, among patients with bone marrow failure syndromes other than AA, 5% of patients with unexplained cytopenia, 6% of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome, and 3% of patients with anemia (unspecified or in chronic illness) tested positive for a PNH clone.
Laboratory abnormalities frequently include cytopenia and coagulopathy (1,2).