erythrocytopenia


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Related to erythrocytopenia: leukopenia, polycythemia, erythrocytosis

e·ryth·ro·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-rith'rō-pē'nē-ă),
Deficiency in the number of red blood cells.
Synonym(s): erythrocytopenia
[erythrocyte + G. penia, poverty]

erythrocytopenia

(e-rith?ro-si?to-pe'ne-a) [? + ? + penia, poverty]
A deficiency in the number of red blood cells in the body. Synonym: erythropenia
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Key words : Alanine aminotransferase, erythrocytopenia, leukocytopenia, nitrates, sorghum toxicity.
Hematological studies in rabbits fed on nitrate/nitrite revealed erythrocytopenia; leukocytopenia, decreased hemoglobin and lowered erythrocytic sedimentation rate up 20 to 30 days post feeding and slowly increased thereafter.
(1983) wwho reported that the oral administration of nitrite, nitrate and polluted water to rabbits caused erythrocytopenia; leukocytopenia, decreased hemoglobin and lowered erythrocytic sedimentation rate up 20 to 30 days post feeding and slowly increased Thethereafter.
This decrease in ESR ismight be due to erythrocytopenia and methemoglobin formation as observed by Jiri et al.
In the current study, we demonstrated that erythrocytopenia, anemia, and leucopenia developed 12 weeks after injection, which were partially restored at 24 weeks.