neutropenia

(redirected from neutropenic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to neutropenic: neutropenic fever

neutropenia

[′nü·trə‚pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low number of neutrophils in the peripheral circulation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
If Jack is neutropenic and asks to go somewhere where there could be crowds, his parents have to apologise and the youngster bravely accepts what his mum and dad tell him.
The Effect of the Neutropenic Diet in the Outpatient Setting: A Pilot Study Oncology Nursing Forum, 33(2):337-343
This febrile neutropenic patient had several particularities that could have led to an immunodeficient status, that we will briefly summarize here.
Neutropenic fever is an oncologic emergency that occurs when a patient with neutropenia contracts an infection.
A history of hospitalization for 60 days, with wide-spectrum antibiotics for 10 days for neutropenic fever, must be noted.
The neutrophilic response was significantly higher in neutropenic compared to non-neutropenic neonates.
In 2016, two children aged up to 14 died after contracting neutropenic sepsis, as did a further four aged between 15-24.
Neutropenic fever is a condition which may lead to fatal complications in patients receiving chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation or immunodeficient states.