neutropenia


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neu·tro·pe·ni·a

 (no͞o′trə-pē′nē-ə, nyo͞o′-)
n.
An abnormally low level of neutrophils in the circulating blood.


neu′tro·pen′ic (-pĕn′ĭk) adj.

neutropenia

(ˌnjuːtrəˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, as seen in certain anaemias and leukaemias

neu•tro•pe•ni•a

(ˌnu trəˈpi ni ə, ˌnyu-)
n.
an abnormal decline of neutrophils in the blood.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutropenia - leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)
leucopenia, leukopenia - an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
cyclic neutropenia - neutropenia that occurs periodically
Translations

neu·tro·pe·ni·a

n. neutropenia. V.: agranulocytosis

neutropenia

n neutropenia
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Adverse events reported in >30% of renal, cardiac or liver transplant patients receiving CellCept (in combination with cyclosporine and corticosteroids) were pain, fever, headache, asthenia, anemia, leucopenia (patients should be monitored for neutropenia; dosing should be interrupted or the dose reduced if neutropenia develops), thrombocytopenia, leukocytosis, urinary tract infection, hypertension, hypotension, peripheral edema, hypercholesteremia, hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, creatinine, BUN and cough increased, hypomagnesemia, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, respiratory infection, dyspnea, lung disorder, pleural effusion, tremor and insomnia.
AmBisome is the only antifungal agent indicated for the treatment of febrile neutropenia with suspected mycotic infection.
January 27-29, 2005 7th International Symposium on Febrile Neutropenia Barcelo Gran Hotel Renacimiento Seville, Spain Contact: 770-751-7332 or c.