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leukopenia

 [loo″ko-pe´ne-ah]
reduction of the number of leukocytes in the blood below about 5000 per mm3. Called also aleukemia, aleukocytosis, and leukocytopenia. adj., adj leukope´nic.
malignant leukopenia (pernicious leukopenia) agranulocytosis.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă),
The antithesis of leukocytosis; any situation in which the total number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is less than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000/mm3.
Synonym(s): leukocytopenia
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

leukopenia

also

leucopenia

(lo͞o′kə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low number of leukocytes in the circulating blood.

leu′ko·pe′nic adj.

leukopenia

Hematology A ↓ total WBC count–< 0.4 x 1012/L–US: < 0.4 x 106/µL that results from BM depression due viral–eg, hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, rubella or bacterial–eg, Salmonella spp infection or exposure to myelotoxic agents–eg, benzene, chemotherapy. See Benign glandular leukopenia, Differential white cell count.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Any condition in which the number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is lower than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000/mm3
Synonym(s): leukocytopenia, leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

Leukopenia

A condition in which the number of leukocytes circulating in the blood is abnormally low and which is most commonly due to a decreased production of new cells in conjunction with various infectious diseases or as a reaction to various drugs or other chemicals.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Antithesis of leukocytosis; any situation in which total number of leukocytes in circulating blood is less than normal.
Synonym(s): leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]
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Among pSS patients with mucocutaneous lesions, there were two cases of leukopenia, one hyperthyroidism, one rheumatoid arthritis, and one nephritis.
A week later, a repeat CBC demonstrated resolution of his leukopenia and thrombocytopenia.
A complete blood count demonstrated leukopenia, and a complete metabolic panel indicated acute kidney injury and elevated liver enzyme levels.
In a majority of SLE patients, hematological abnormalities including anemia, thrombocytopenia, and leukopenia may develop during the course of the disease with varying incidence rates among societies.
Olanzapine-induced leukopenia with human leukocyte antigen profiling.
Hematology revealed normocytic hypochromic anemia with neutropenia and leukopenia (Table 1).
The most common symptoms found in systemic rheumatic diseases are arthralgias (37-80%), arthritis (14-70%), Raynaud's syndrome (45-60%), leukopenia (11-42%), and other cytopenias, xerostomia (7-40%), xerophthalmia (8-36%), nonspecific rash, and oral aphthosis [4].
(2) Avoid this agent in patients with serum liver enzymes 3 times higher than normal values, renal disease, neuropathy, thrombocytopenia, or leukopenia. Drug-drug interactions typically are not of concern unless a patient takes carbamazepine for several weeks.
Overall adverse reactions in the form of leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, oral ulcers and diarrhea were observed in 1.5-9% of patients.
Leukopenia was defined as less than 4,000/cumm and thrombocytopenia as less than 1.0 lakh/cumm.