The binary logistic regression model was applied in order to identify multiple independent risk factors for the dependent variables d-cytopenia, c-cytopenia, anemia at the time of diagnosis, leukopenia, lymphopenia
, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia.
The abnormal laboratory findings that we have reported are consistent with the findings from previous studies among hospitalized patients: lymphopenia
ranged between 20% and 68% anemia, and thrombocytopenia was noted in 37% and 14% of patients, respectively.
Haemotological parameters in the the study were defined as Anemia; defined as Hb <12 g/dl in males and <11 g/dl in females, Lymphopenia
was defined as absolute lymphocyte count <1.
To assess the issue without an effect on results due to lymphopenia
(which is commonly observed in SLE patients), only SLE patients with normal lymphocyte levels (>1.
Of the 32 patients, 22 suffered from anemia, three from thrombocytopenia and three, leukopenia out of which, three had absolute lymphopenia
, and one had both absolute lymphopenia
ACR criteria for SLE (the diagnosis for SLE requires the presence of four or more of the following criteria simultaneously or in succession)  (a mnemonic to remember the eleven symptoms is "SOAP BRAIN MD") Definition or examples Serositis Pleuritis--pleuritic pain, pleural rub, pleural effusion Pericarditis--ECG changes, pericardial rub pericardial effusion Oral ulcers Often painless sores Arthritis Non erosive--2 or more peripheral joints affected Photosensitivity Skin rash as result of unusual reaction to sun Blood Hematological disorder Hemolytic anemia Leucopenia Lymphopenia
Trombocytopenia Renal disorder Proteinuria (with 3+ or more protein noted in urinalysis specimen or 0.
Histologic examination revealed Bollinger inclusion bodies in cutaneous lesions, mild-to-severe bronchopneumonia, moderate periportal lymphocytic hepatitis, splenic lymphopenia
Another American group presented their findings showing that, in papillary RCC, lymphopenia
is an independent risk factor for lower OS.
A significant drop in hemoglobin and hematocrit levels was observed in association with leukopenia, lymphopenia
, a positive ANA, and hypocomplementemia.
Interestingly, HPeV3-infected infants have more frequent peripheral leukopenia and lymphopenia
plus more febrile days and higher fevers than those with enteroviruses.
in HIV/AIDS indicates the decrease of CD4 lymphocytes numbers and deterioration of the course of the disease.
A transient change was noted in the leukocyte and lymphocyte count in the patients, which returned to pre-injection baseline levels within seven days and without evidence of absolute lymphopenia