neutropenia

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neutropenia

[′nü·trə‚pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low number of neutrophils in the peripheral circulation.
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We suspect that our patient had cyclic neutropenia despite persistently (non-cyclic) low counts of <2 x [10.
Cyclic neutropenia is a rare benign haematological disorder and has an estimated frequency of 1:1,000,000 in the general population.
Mutations in the gene encoding neutrophil elastase in congenital and cyclic neutropenia.
Three-year-old Sophie Perren suffers from cyclic neutropenia - a rare condition which makes her highly susceptible to infection.
Cyclic neutropenia is characterized with fever, painful oral ulcers, lymphadenopathy and recurrent infections which develop in relation with recurrent severe neutropenia.