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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Conclusion: Pancytopenia is more common in males than females.
Histopathological analysis of bone marrow trephine biopsies revealed megaloblastic anaemia as the most common cause of pancytopenia (30%), followed by aplastic anaemia (25%) and hypersplenism (15%).
This type of spleen removes blood cells (RBCs, WBCs and platelets) at a much faster rate from circulation than their release in circulation and also pooling of blood cells occur in spleen result in bicytopenia and pancytopenia in the peripheral blood smear17.
There are few reports of mild transient pancytopenia due to HPV B19 infection (10,11) and recent report on persistent severe aplastic anemia in a previously healthy adult.
Isolated thrombocypenia was noticed in 6 patients, 10 (50%) had associated anemia and 4 (20%) had pancytopenia.
In our patient, pancytopenia developed in the second week.
Persistent fever, hepatosplenomegaly, deteriorating liver function and pancytopenia along with decreasing ESR raised the suspicion of MAS.
Key Words: Aplastic anemia pancytopenia Cyclosporin.
The association of pancytopenia in severe malaria due to Plasmodium vivax in children with hemophagocytic syndrome is extremely rare and very few cases are reported in the world literature (2).
Madam, the article entitled "Aortic valve replacement in a patient with pancytopenia secondary to myelodysplastic syndrome" written by Gangwani1 and published in one of the recent issues of your journal was quite interesting.
Acquried aplastic anemia (AA) is an immune- mediated bone marrow (BM) failure attacked by autoreactive effector T cells and BM is the main target organ, which is characterized by pancytopenia and bone marrow aplasia that is potentially life threatening.
Awarning about cases of pancytopenia linked to the use of the oral hepatitis C antiviral drug bo-ceprevir has been added to the drug's label, the Food and Drug Administration has announced.