granulocytopenia


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granulocytopenia

[¦gran·yə·lō‚sīd·ə′pēn·yə]
(medicine)
A deficiency of granulocytes in circulating blood. Also known as granulopenia.
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We found that 36-40 year-olds had the highest prevalence of granulocytopenia and hence it is important for psychiatrists to consider this when prescribing clozapine for patients in this age range compared with other age groups.
Prophylactic treatment with fluconazole (400 mg/d) and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (960 mg/d) was started because severe granulocytopenia.
These progress into fever, chills, myalgias, and bone marrow depression causing granulocytopenia and sepsis.
Increase of interleukin 6 serum level preceding fever in granulocytopenia and correlation with death from sepsis.
The most common adverse events reported were nausea, vomiting, fatigue, transient granulocytopenia and thrombocytopenia, and anorexia.
In controlled HCM clinical trials, adverse events (5-10% frequency) occurring in greater incidence with ZOMETA than pamidronate include: asthenia, chest pain, leg edema, mucositis, dysphagia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, non-specific infection, hypocalcemia, dehydration, arthralgias, headache and somnolence.
Aviles A, Guzman R, Garcia EL, et al: Results of a randomized trial of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in patients with infection and severe granulocytopenia.
Differential counts, however, demonstrated severe intermittent (child 1) and persistent (child 2) granulocytopenia (Figure 1).
Aerococcus bacteremia associated with granulocytopenia.
AVANIR maintains the FazaClo Patient Registry because of the risk of rare, but severe adverse events such as agranulocytosis and granulocytopenia associated with the use of clozapine.
The clinical toxicity of Valcyte, which is metabolized to ganciclovir, includes granulocytopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia.
It should be noted that granulocytopenia may be observed in untreated Graves' disease, so only if the absolute granulocyte count is low should medication be discontinued.