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lym·pho·pe·ni·a

(lim'fō-pē'nē-ă),
A reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.
[lympho- + G. penia, poverty]
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lymphopenia

Hematology A ↓ in peripheral lymphocytes–normal, 1,000-4,000/mm3 in adults–or 8,000/mm3 in children, due to developing immune system Etiology Bacterial sepsis, active TB, uremia, NHLs, Hodgkin's disease, autoimmune disorders, immune deficiency syndromes, chemotherapeutics, glucocorticoids, malnutrition
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lym·pho·pe·ni·a

(lim'fō-pē'nē-ă)
A reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): lymphocytopenia.
[lympho- + G. penia, poverty]
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Lymphopenia

A condition in which the number of lymphocytes falls below normal levels.
Mentioned in: Lymphocyte Typing
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

lym·pho·pe·ni·a

(lim'fō-pē'nē-ă)
Reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in circulating blood.
[lympho- + G. penia, poverty]
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In our study, presence of rash with conjunctivitis gave the highest increase in probability ([approximately equal to]40%) of Zika virus infection, whereas a combination of documented fever, lymphopenia, and thrombocytopenia increased the probability for DENV infection by [approximately equal to]30% (online Technical Appendix Table 2).
Hematological involvement was classified such that a hemoglobin count of <13gr/dL in males and <12gr/dL in females was considered as anemia, and likewise, a leukocyte count of <4000/[mm.sup.3] as leukopenia, an absolute lymphocyte count of <1500/[mm.sup.3] as lymphopenia, an absolute neutrophil count of <1500/[mm.sup.3] as neutropenia, and a platelet count of <100000/[mm.sup.3] as thrombocytopenia.
Ehirchiou et al., "Immunosuppressive effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes result in absolute lymphopenia and a relative increase of T regulatory cells," Diabetes, vol.
Patient's hospital stay was prolonged in severe cases, and in the presence of anemia, lymphopenia, and abnormal ALT.
The most remarkable laboratory findings related with sandfly fever include leukopenia, lymphopenia, monocytosis, thrombocytopenia, increased liver function tests and increased CK level (5, 6).
Excessive and persistent lymphatic drainage causes electrolyte imbalance, protein and lymphocyte loss and therefore causes lymphopenia and infections.3 It was most commonly described after lower extremities vascular surgeries, abdominal aortic surgeries and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.1,3,4 However, an accepted and clearly defined treatment has not been established due to its rarity.
Anemia was defined as Hb <12 g/dl in males and <11 g/dl in females, lymphopenia was defined as absolute lymphocyte count < 1.5x109 /L and thrombocytopenia was defined as platelet count < 150x109/L.
Furthermore, characteristics of the part of SLE patients (and corresponding HCs) with lymphopenia (<1.00 * [10.sup.9]/L) (n = 12) (middle column) and the part with normal lymphocyte levels (all also had normal leukocyte levels) (n = 15) (right column), respectively, are outlined.
I was also progressively lymphopenic and had remarkable responses to parenteral vitamins, especially vitamin B12 (improved mental clarity) and folic acid (resolution of progressive lymphopenia).
*Evaluate the degree of neutropenia and lymphopenia. *Correlate with the CD4+ counts wherever feasible.
--Leukopenia with lymphopenia: leukocytes = 3500/mmc, lymphocytes = 1800/mmc
However, lymphopenia (decreased number of lymphocytes) is usually considered to be the earliest and most sensitive indicator of benzene toxicity with low-level exposure, but there was no increase in the prevalence of lymphopenia among benzene-exposed workers [11].