lymphopenia


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lymphopenia

[‚lim·fə′pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
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Patient's hospital stay was prolonged in severe cases, and in the presence of anemia, lymphopenia, and abnormal ALT.
7 (ranging from 0 to 22) for the part of SLE patients with lymphopenia and with normal lymphocyte levels, respectively.
Of the 18 leukopenic (TLC <4000/[micro]L) patients, 8 had absolute lymphopenia (<1000/[micro]L) and 6 had absolute neutropenia (<1500/[micro]L) and 4 had both.
This immunologic test aggregated with clinical and paraclinical investigations sustained positive diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematous associated with lupus nephritis, liver cytolysis, anemia, leukopenia with lymphopenia, thrombopenia.
However, our patient met the ACR criteria for SLE (which has a sensitivity of 85% and specificity of 95%11) as he had arthralgias, pleural and pericardial effusions, lymphopenia and raised anti-dsDNA, and met 5 out of 11 criteria according to newer Systemic Lupus International Collaboration Clinics Criteria (SLICC criteria) due to decreased complement levels.
3]/[micro]L), low red blood cells (RBC) counts in 60% pups (4-5 x 10 6/[micro]L), low haemoglobin (Hb) values in 60% pups (6-11 g/ dl), neutropenia in 85% pups and lymphopenia in 60% pups.
However, lymphopenia (decreased number of lymphocytes) is usually considered to be the earliest and most sensitive indicator of benzene toxicity with low-level exposure, but there was no increase in the prevalence of lymphopenia among benzene-exposed workers [11].
We evaluated the criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus and we had 4 criteria from 11 (Table 1): cutaneous modifications (with " butterfly" facial erythema, petechial eruption and trophic disorders at distal phalanges, erythematous plaque of thighs favorable evolution under corticotherapy from red purple to pale pink (Figure 4); ulcerative lesions of oral mucosae and pharynx--bloody crusts; blood analysis: pancitopenia with lymphopenia (1100/mmc); encephalitic neurologic damage of CNS.
Leukopenia, neutropenia and lymphopenia was documented which were supported by other studies and this may be due to inhibitor of neutrophil production.
Laboratory tests reveal leukopenia with lymphopenia and relative neutrophilia with immature forms, as well as thrombocytopenia, all due to the pathologic mechanisms used by Ebola virus.