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- n. An abnormal decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood.
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- n. A hematological disorder characterized by an abnormally low neutrophil count.
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- n. leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)
Hemorrhaging and a blood disorder called neutropenia were the most common causes of the deaths, along with perforation of the stomach or intestines.
The five-year-old from Castro Valley, California, was born with a condition called neutropenia, which makes her very vulnerable to serious infections.
Hemorrhage, a blood disorder called neutropenia, holes in the gastroinestinal tract, pulmonary embolism and stroke were the most frequent causes of fatal bleeding linked to the drug, the study said.
Decrease in neutrophil count (also known as neutropenia), low blood cell count of white blood cells, red blood (anemia) cells and platelets (thrombocytopenia characterized by gum bleeding).
For example, one of the most serious potential side effects of chemotherapy is a low count of infection-fighting white blood cells-a condition called neutropenia (new-troh-PEE-nee-ah).
As predicted, a higher frequency of serious adverse events was seen with the CHOP and rituximab combination therapy, such as neutropenia (10.7 percent versus 46.5 percent) and leukocytopenia
As predicted, a higher frequency of serious adverse events was seen with the CHOP and rituximab combination therapy, such as neutropenia (10.7 percent versus 46.5 percent) and leukocytopenia (12.1 percent versus 38.2 percent).
Hospira's version, known as Nivestim, was given the go-ahead to prevent febrile neutropenia and reduce neutropenia cause by chemotherapy.
A competitive pathway also converts 6-MP to its cytotoxic 6-thioguanine nucleotides (6-TGNs) that are associated with bone marrow suppression (leukopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia).
Considering he didn't drive and took a bus to and from his treatments all by himself, one might ponder about neutropenia.
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