reticulocytopenia


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reticulocytopenia

 [rĕ-tik″u-lo-si″to-pe´ne-ah]
a deficiency of reticulocytes in the peripheral blood.

re·tic·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(re-tik'yū-lō-sī'tō-pē'nē-ă),
Paucity of reticulocytes in the blood.
Synonym(s): reticulopenia
[reticulocyte + G. penia, poverty]

reticulocytopenia

/re·tic·u·lo·cy·to·pe·nia/ (rĕ-tik″u-lo-si″to-pe´ne-ah) deficiency of reticulocytes in the blood.

reticulocytopenia

[ritik′yəlōsī′təpē′nē·ə]
Etymology: L, reticulum + Gk, kytos, cell, penia, poverty
a decrease below the reference interval lower limit of 0.5% in the number of reticulocytes in a blood sample.

re·tic·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(rĕ-tik'yū-lō-sī'tō-pē'nē-ă)
Lack of reticulocytes in the blood.
Synonym(s): reticulopenia, reticulosis.
[reticulocyte + G. penia, poverty]

reticulocytopenia

a deficiency of reticulocytes in the peripheral blood.
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His investigations revealed anemia with reticulocytopenia.
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Patients present with pallor, weakness, lethargy, and reticulocytopenia in their blood smears, and within 7 to 10 days they develop severe anemia requiring multiple transfusions (Gillette, 1993).
Chronic anemia is the result of a selective decrease in red cell precursors in the bone marrow that presents as reticulocytopenia in the peripheral blood (56-58).
Reticulocytopenia is clear because of cessation of the erythropoiesis in that compensated anemia.
After initiation of rHuEPO, reticulocytopenia and anemia continued for two weeks and she had to be transfused again (Figure 1).
We evaluated our patient as late hyporegenerative anemia because of reticulocytopenia and significant erythroid hypoplasia.
Although ABO-incompatibility between donor and recipient does not appear to affect the outcome of HSCT in terms of incidence of graft rejection or delayed white blood cell or platelet engraftment, in a minority of major ABO-incompatible stem cell graft recipients, prolonged reticulocytopenia and an increased transfusion requirement have been observed [13-16].