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- n. An abnormally low concentration of certain white blood cells called granulocytes in the blood. This condition reduces the body's resistance to many infections.
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- n. an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
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Growth factors have a wide range of opportunities, especially in treating critical conditions such as granulocytopenia, leukemia, aplastic anaemia, bone marrow transplantation, and myelodysplastic syndrome.
For the treatment of pernicious and hypochromic anaemia and for granulocytopenia he used intramuscular injections of extract of liver and he was associated with George Richards Minot and George Hoyt Whipple in work on pernicious anaemia and the treatment of it by means of a diet of uncooked liver.
The fact that the granulocytes may be practically doubled in number within from six to eight hours after a single injection, recommends its use in many of those diseased states accompanied by granulocytopenia, such as pneumonia, influenza, agranulocytosis of Schultz, and even in some instances post-operatively.
Fever and/or iressa nursing influenced to granulocytopenia occurred in 11% of chills on vinorelbine and interferon given to 0% on the offspring arm.
See dosage and administration for recommended mode of action iressa markers for granulocytopenia.
Life-threatening ways and assuming have supported observed as linkages of thioguanine-induced granulocytopenia and thrombocytopenia.
Patients with granulocytopenia (deficiency of white blood cells) are particularly at risk for deep organ candidiasis.