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
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cy·to·pe·nia

n. citopenia, deficiencia de elementos celulares en la sangre.
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Patients with MDS present with cytopenias, or low blood cell counts.
The most common adverse events observed in clinical trials for Besponsa were cytopenias, including febrile neutropenia.
The rate of serious adverse events was similar in the two groups, although grade 3 or greater adverse events, including treatment-related cytopenias, were more common in the HSCT group, as was herpes zoster.
New or worsening grade 3 or 4 neutropenia, anemia and thrombocytopenia occurred mostly in patients with pre-existing cytopenias.
Their ages ranged from 3 months to 10 years, male: female ratio was 2: 1, fever was present in 100% cases, splenomegaly in 100%, cytopenias in two out of three cell lines in 100%, hypertriglyceridemia in 50%, hypofibrinogenemia in 50%, elevated ferritin in 66.
Fever, splenomegaly, cytopenias in three cell lineages, increased ferritin, hypertriglyseridemia and hemophagocytosis in the bone marrow were observed.
Anemia could also be deemed as a forerunner of other hematological cytopenias in an HIV-infected patient.
In terms of toxicities, lenalidomide therapy has a higher rate of Grade 3-4 grade cytopenias, infection, deep-vein thrombosis, and diarrhea.
1) It is characterized by a primary extranodal involvement of medium-sized lymphoid cells, typically with sinusoidal infiltration of the liver, spleen, and bone marrow, which results in hepatosplenomegaly, peripheral blood cytopenias, and other related systemic symptoms.
The marrow morphological characteristics are associated with peripheral blood cytopenias of one ormore lineage: anemia, granulocytopenia or thrombocytopenia.