granulocytopenia


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granulocytopenia

(ˌɡrænjʊləʊˌsaɪtəʊˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) a diminished number of granulocytes in the blood, which occurs in certain forms of anaemia
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Noun1.granulocytopenia - an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

n. granulocitopenia, deficiencia de granulocitos en la sangre.
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Of these, 2 had thrombocytopenia, 1 had granulocytopenia and 1 had disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Others have used neutropenia to classify granulocytopenia according to its severity.
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In clozapine- and olanzapine-induced granulocytopenia, G-CSF was not detectable in plasma.
As shown in Table 3, patients with higher serum levels of IL-17F showed neutropenia, granulocytopenia, elevated IgG, and decreased C3.
However, RBV often induces severe hemolytic anemia, and IFN can induce side effects such as granulocytopenia and thrombocytopenia and neuropsychiatric effects like depression [9].
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