cytopenia


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cytopenia

(ˌsaɪtəˈpiːnɪə)
n
a condition characterized by a deficiency of a type of blood cells
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Noun1.cytopenia - a deficiency of some cellular element of the blood
haematocytopenia, hematocytopenia - an abnormally low number of red blood cells in the blood
pancytopenia - an abnormal deficiency in all blood cells (red blood cells and white blood cells and platelets); usually associated with bone marrow tumor or with aplastic anemia
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
Translations

cy·to·pe·nia

n. citopenia, deficiencia de elementos celulares en la sangre.
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Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a heterogenous group of hematopoietic stem cell disorders that are multifactorial in their etiology and often difficult to distinguish from hematological benign diseases with unilineage or multilineage cytopenia such as aplastic anemia (AA) both in clinic and laboratory.
All patients of both genders and all age groups presenting with acute febrile illness, bleeding tendency, leucopenia or thrombo cytopenia were included.
Cytopenia associated with iron deficiency anemia and iron therapy: a report of two cases.
a) Criteria Patient values and clinical status Five of the 8 criteria listed below are fulfilled by our patient Ferritin [greater than or equal to] 500 238 380 ng/mL Fever Present Splenomegaly Not present Cytopenia Hemoglobin <9 g/dL 7.
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MDS is a type of hematological malignancy, in which the disorder of blood-forming "hematopoietic stem cells" causes inefficient production of blood cells triggering cytopenia.
Even though the patients were not followed up towards obtaining their eventuality and treatment implication, it is worth noting that in MDS and MDS/MPN for predicting survival and risk of acute leukemic transformation percentage of blasts, cytogenetics and more than one cytopenia are used.
2 It also causes severe cytopenia and mimics a leukaemic relapse or therapy-induced cytopenia in patients with haematologic malignancies.
Patients were monitored for drug-related complications, such as cytopenia, to facilitate timely dose reductions or discontinuation of antiviral treatment.
Patients having serum albumin lesser than 35g/l, prothrombin time exceeding the normal limits or significant cytopenia were also excluded from the study.