erythroblastopenia


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e·ryth·ro·blas·to·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-rith'rō-blas'tō-pē'nē-ă),
A primary deficiency of erythroblasts in bone marrow, seen in aplastic anemia.
[erythroblast + G. penia, poverty]
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e·ryth·ro·blas·to·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-rith'rō-blas-tō-pē'nē-ă)
A primary deficiency of erythroblasts in bone marrow, seen in aplastic anemia.
[erythroblast + G. penia, poverty]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Erythroblastopenia

A deficiency in the cells that create red blood cells. This condition may be severe and life-threatening, but there is a transient form, seen in young children, which resolves spontaneously and does not recur.
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Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC) can occur after viral infections.
Most cases of childhood primary acquired PRCA include transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC).
A bone marrow biopsy sample indicated isolated erythroblastopenia with no abnormality of other cell lineages (PCR for parvovirus B19 was negative).
Detection of the measles genome and isolated erythroblastopenia in the bone marrow biopsy sample is consistent with reports that measles virus can infect erythroid progenitors and interfere indirectly with hematopoiesis (7,8).
Parvovirus B19 infection in Tunisian patients with sickle-cell anemia and acute erythroblastopenia. BMC Inf Dis 2007; 7:123129.
This disorder is characterized histologically by erythroblastopenia in an otherwise normally appearing bone marrow (see Figure 1).
Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood (TEC) is a temporary, acquired disorder that creates a normochromic, normocytic, reticulopenic anemia.
Mutations in this gene cause Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA), a constitutional erythroblastopenia characterized by absent or decreased erythroid precursors in 25% of the patients.