megakaryocytic

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megakaryocytic

(ˌmɛɡəˌkærɪəˈsɪtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to, designating, or involving megakaryocytes
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Adj.1.megakaryocytic - of or pertaining to large bone marrow cellsmegakaryocytic - of or pertaining to large bone marrow cells
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A study of 100 cases reported ITP in 32%, aplastic anaemia in 24%, ALL in 22%, lymphoma in 4%, HUS in 4%, megakaryocytic hypoplasia in 3%, drug- induced thrombocytopenia in 3%, hypersplenism in 3%, neonatal in 2%, malaria 2%, leishmaniasis in1% cases of thrombocytopenia in children.
Megakaryocytic hypoplasia (decrease in bone marrow megakaryocytes) is seen in thrombocytopenia with absent radii (TAR), Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, Bernard-Soulier syndrome, and May-Hegglin anomaly.
The TPO concentration was within reference values for 85% and 82% of patients with ITP or pure genetic thrombocytopenia, respectively, whereas patients with thrombocytopenias with megakaryocytic hypoplasia usually had high TPO concentrations (61% of the cases); in this latter group, we found a significant negative correlation between TPO concentration and platelet count.