cytopenia

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cytopenia

[‚sīd·ō′pē·nē·ə]
(pathology)
A blood cell count below normal.
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The pathologist has to dig into the patient background to know whether there are findings that could explain abnormalities seen in the blood and bone marrow samples and how long a cytopenia has been persisting.
Our aim is to determine the existence of cytopenia at diagnosis or during follow-up of our SLE patients as well as the associated factors.
Fever and cytopenias in two out of three cell lines were present in 100% cases, hemoglobin ranged from 5 to 10g/dl (mean 7.
9) This was in an 11 year old child with ENL and hyper-ferritinemia, but without cytopenias, which is a hallmark in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Anemia as a hematological abnormality may also precede other hematological cytopenias.
Our pooled results indicated that cytopenias were the most frequent manifestation of hematological toxicities after lenalidomide therapy.
Like HSTL, splenic marginal zone lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia often present with cytopenias and splenomegaly without lymphadenopathy.
Zidvidine is associated with mitochondrial and haematologial toxicity leading to bone marrow aplasia and cytopenias.
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).
hMDS is a subtype of myelodysplastic syndrome, a collection of myeloid malignancies characterized by one or more peripheral blood cytopenias (deficiency in the number of blood cells).
The term autoimmune cytopenias has been collectively applied to this heterogeneous group of disorders.