pancytopenia


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pan·cy·to·pe·ni·a

 (păn′sī-tə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low level of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in the circulating blood.

pancytopenia

(ˌpænsaɪtəˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormally low level of all blood cells
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Noun1.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
cytopenia - a deficiency of some cellular element of the blood
Translations
PanzytopenieTrizytopenie

pan·cy·to·pe·ni·a

n. pancitopenia, disminución anormal del número de células sanguíneas.
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What are the differential diagnoses of pancytopenia and which causes are likely here given the findings on examination of the peripheral blood film?
While normally HSCs develop into three types of blood cells, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, in aplastic anemia all blood types are deficient, a condition also known as pancytopenia.
Telltale hematology findings indicative of DRESS include atypical lymphocytes and eosinophilia; pancytopenia may appear.
The results of this study show that fever and pancytopenia respond favorably to either IVIG or corticosteroid, but the overall case mortality rate is still about one third.
The accepted scientific name for this condition is now Bovine Neonatal Pancytopenia (BNP) and although this describes what happens in the bone marrow the common name 'Bleeding calf syndrome'' is likely to be in everyday use.
Aplastic anemia is not the most common cause of pancytopenia. Differential diagnosis of pancytopenia has to be assessed carefully.
Patients can also present with fever, rashes, and pancytopenia. The etiology of LCH is unknown.
The patient tolerated induction chemotherapy well, though he did develop chemotherapy-induced pancytopenia for two weeks which necessitated periodic transfusion of blood and platelets.
The CBC revealed pancytopenia: WBC 0.5 x [10.sup.3]/[micro]L, Hgb 5.4 g/dL, and platelets 62 x [10.sup.3]/[micro]L.