pancytopenia

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pancytopenia

 [pan″si-to-pe´ne-ah]
abnormal depression of all the cellular elements of the blood.

pan·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(pan'sī-tō-pē'nē-ă),
Pronounced reduction in the number of erythrocytes, all types of leukocytes, and the blood platelets in the circulating blood.
[pan- + G. kytos, cell, + penia, poverty]

pancytopenia

/pan·cy·to·pe·nia/ (-sīt-ah-pe´ne-ah) abnormal depression of all the cellular elements of the blood.

pancytopenia

(păn′sī-tə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low level of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in the circulating blood.

pancytopenia

[pan′sītəpē′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, pan + kytos, cell, penia, poverty
simultaneous reduction in red blood cell, white blood cell, and platelet counts. See also anemia, aplasia, neutropenia. pancytopenic, adj.

pancytopenia

Hematology A global ↓ of 'blood cells' with hypoplasia or aplasia of hematopoietic precursors in BM–eg, hypoplastic myelodysplasia Etiology Aplastic anemia–drug-related, especially in chemotherapy, RT, toxins, BM replacement by hematopoietic, lymphoproliferative and metastatic CA, storage diseases, osteopetrosis, myelofibrosis, hypersplenism–congestive splenomegaly, hematopoietic malignancy, storage diseases, sarcoidosis, malaria, kala-azar, infection–eg, fungemia, septicemia, TB, megaloblastic anemia. See Fanconi's disease.

pan·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(pan'sī-tō-pē'nē-ă)
Pronounced reduction in the number of erythrocytes, all types of leukocytes, and the blood platelets in the circulating blood.
[G. pan-, all + G. kytos, cell, + penia, poverty]

pancytopenia

An abnormal decrease in the numbers of the cellular elements in the blood and of the PLATELETS.

pancytopenia

marked reduction in numbers of circulating blood cells

pan·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(pan'sī-tō-pē'nē-ă)
Pronounced reduction in number of erythrocytes, all types of leukocytes, and blood platelets in the circulating blood.
[G. pan-, all + G. kytos, cell, + penia, poverty]

pancytopenia

abnormal depression of all the cellular elements of the blood. Results from the depression of activity of bone marrow, spleen and lymph nodes such as occurs in radiation injury and a number of poisonings, e.g. Pteridium aquilinum, trichlorethylene extracted soybean meal, nitrofurans and stachybotrytoxicosis.

myelophthisic pancytopenia
resulting from loss of bone marrow function.
tropical canine pancytopenia
see canine ehrlichiosis.
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