pancytopenia


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pancytopenia

[‚pan·sīd·ə′pē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low numbers of all formed elements in the blood.
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The other very common cause of pancytopenia in modern practice would be in the context of chemotherapy.
The differential diagnosis of blasts or pancytopenia should include several conditions.
Pancytopenia developed; although the patient's bone marrow aspirate revealed granulomas, the smear was negative for AFB.
However, pancytopenia, reticular chromatin, abundant cytoplasm, expression of CD25, and very intense expression of CD11c strongly argue against SLVL.
Ineffective haematopoiesis causes pancytopenia in MDS, histiocytic sarcoma and nonneoplastic aetiologies like megaloblastic anaemia, immune-mediated destruction of marrow progenitors, drugs and infectious agents.
Aplastic anemia is a disease with deficiency of all blood cell type (pancytopenia) and decreases population of stem cells (hypoplasia).
All the patients experienced periorbital edema, and patient 2 developed pancytopenia secondary to imatinib.
Pancytopenia and thrombocytopenia are routinely reported in patients with megaloblastic anaemias (MA) which is a group of hematologic disorders caused by abnormal DNA synthesis.
Laboratory abnormalities were identified including markedly elevated CK levels that peaked at 8024 IU/L, a Cr level of 37.5 mg/dL, an elevated liver level of the enzyme alanine aminotransferase of 104 U/L, a mild elevated glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase level of 39 U/L, as well as an activated partial thromboplastin time of 39.2 s, a decreased fibrinogen level of 0.67 g/L, and pancytopenia. Furthermore, chest X-ray examination revealed left lower pneumonia, while abdominal ultrasound examination revealed hepatosplenomegaly.