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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We report a case of severe monocytic ehrlichiosis in a lung transplant recipient who had pancytopenia, acute renal failure, and encephalopathy.
Persistent fever, hepatosplenomegaly, deteriorating liver function and pancytopenia along with decreasing ESR raised the suspicion of MAS.
Second, the patient did not present with pancytopenia, which is common at presentation and reported in 50% to 70% of patients with HCL (1, 2).
Hemophagocytic syndrome is characterised by pancytopenia, hyperferritenemia, hypertriglyceridemia and hypofibrinogenemia.
There have been postmarketing reports of "serious cases" of pancytopenia in people treated with boceprevir in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, according to the FDA.
Comparison of peripheral blood counts of HIV-negative and HIV-positive patients HIV-negative (%) HIV-positive (%) Normal 9 0 Anaemia 27 25 Thrombocytopenia 14 25 Leucopenia 0 8 Bicytopenia 14 17 Pancytopenia 9 25 Thrombocytosis 27 0 Table 3.
The condition of the patient improved and pancytopenia resolved.
The first step is meticulous examination of peripheral blood count values to make the initial crucial distinction between single cytopenia such as anaemia, low white count or reduced platelets, in contrast to pancytopenia in which all the levels are subnormal or pancytopenia is a problem.
The accepted scientific name for this condition is now Bovine Neonatal Pancytopenia (BNP) and although this describes what happens in the bone marrow the common name 'Bleeding calf syndrome'' is likely to be in everyday use.