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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In the combined safety database of 612 patients with hematologic malignancies, patients treated with CALQUENCE monotherapy experienced Grade 3 or 4 cytopenias, including neutropenia (23%), anemia (11%), and thrombocytopenia (8%), based on laboratory measurements.
Reversible cytopenias were the most frequent adverse events.
PROLONGED CYTOPENIAS: Patients may exhibit cytopenias for several weeks following lymphodepleting chemotherapy and Yescarta infusion.
Patients can be assigned to 2 tracks if needed, such as the lymphoma track and cytopenia track when the degree of involvement by lymphoma does not explain the patient's cytopenias, or if dyspoietic morphology is identified.
In all cases, the disease was confirmed by bone marrow aspiration for investigation of cytopenias. The sixth case was diagnosed in a primary health unit (UBS).
However, laboratory findings in both disorders are similar and include cytopenias of several cell types; elevated transaminases, soluble IL-2 receptor (sIL-2R), triglycerides, ferritin, soluble CD163 (sCD163), prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, and D-dimer; and low fibrinogen (13).
Clonal SA is related to various MDS subcategories including refractory anemia with ring sideroblasts (RARS), refractory cytopenias with multilineage dysplasia with ring sideroblasts (RCMD-RS) and refractory anemia with ring sideroblasts and thrombocytosis (RARS-T).
The patient developed worsening cytopenias throughout her hospitalization, with a low fibrinogen level of 82 mg/dL and elevated triglyceride level of 453 mg/dL.
Table 1: Cytopenias in Patients with and Without Bone Marrow Neuroblastoma Infiltration.
Follow-up consultations with hematology, rheumatology and other specialists failed to turn up any alternative diagnoses such as connective tissue diseases which could explain the cytopenia. The cytopenias spontaneously recovered as assessed in subsequent follow-ups (Graphic 1).
Using blast percentage, karyotype, and number of cytopenias, this scoring system reliably estimates survival and risk of leukemic transformation [1].