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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7 people experienced granulocytopenia and clozapine was discontinued for them.
The major clinical toxicities include granulocytopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia (Valcyte package insert, 2001).
Significance of serum bactericidal activity in gram-negative bacillary bacteremia in patients with and without granulocytopenia.
13) Later, Garcia et al published a case report and literature review in which they noted that 50% of patients with Kikuchi' s disease had mild granulocytopenia.
Clozapine can cause serious side effects, such as granulocytopenia, sedation, and orthostatic hypotension.
There were 6 episodes of urticaria, rash, excessive crying or transient granulocytopenia in the pneumococcal vaccine group, compared with 4 episodes in the control vaccine group.
Granulocytopenia and defects of B cells or complement compartment must be excluded (17).
The whole panoply of blood diseases is seen: thrombocytopenia with its loss of white blood cells that guard against infection; severe bone marrow hypoplasia; inability to synthesize fibrinogen; abnormally long bleeding time; granulocytopenia.
Growth factors have a wide range of opportunities, especially in treating critical conditions such as granulocytopenia, leukemia, aplastic anaemia, bone marrow transplantation, and myelodysplastic syndrome.
Those excluded were patients already on zinc therapy; non-cooperative patients or those who refused to give consent; patients who were known cases of any autoimmune disease, immunodeficiency disorder (CD4+ count (less then) 200, granulocytopenia (less then) 500/mm3) or already on chemotherapy; patients with pulmonary oedema, tuberculosis and lung cancer; patients already on hormonal therapy; patients with acute or chronic diarrhoea; and patients who were pregnant.
Clinicaln drug allergies Organ specific Clinical findings reactions Skin Exanthema, urticaria/ angioedema, drug eruption, pustules, bulleous lesions, SJS, TEN, cutaneous lupus Hematologic Hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia Liver Hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice Lung Pneumoniae, fibrosis Kidney Intestitial nephritis, membraneous glomerulonephritis Multiple organ reactions Anaphylaxis Urticaria/ angioedema, bronchospasm, gastrointesitnal system symptoms, hypotension DRESS Skin eruptions, fever, eosinophilia, hepatic failure, lymphadenopathy Serum sickness Urticaria, arthralgia, fever SLE Arthralgia, myalgia, fever, weakness Vasculitis Cutaneous or visceral SJS: Stevens-Johnson syndrome TEN: Toxic epidermal necrolysis