Neutropenia is a low level of white blood cells (WBC), which are called neutrophils
The prognosis for mild or chronic neutropenia is excellent. Recovery from acute neutropenia depends on the severity of the patient's infection and the promptness of treatment.
Cyclic neutropenia is a condition of recurring shortages of white blood cells.
Neutropenia has no specific symptoms except the severity of the patient's current infection. In severe neutropenia, the patient is likely to develop periodontal disease, oral and rectal ulcers, fever, and bacterial pneumonia. Fever.
No , pancytopenia is the loss of production of ALL blood coll types , red, white and platelets, neutropenia is the loss of a white cell , the neutropils only..
Neutropenia (having too few neutrophils) could be caused by: * Decreased erythrocyte production * Premature destruction of white blood cells * Sequestration and Margination of White Blood Cells
Presence of low amount of neutrophils below the reference range.
DECREASED WBC PRODUCTION. Lowered production of white blood cells is the most common cause of neutropenia. It can result from: medications that affect the bone marrow, including cancer drugs, chloramphenicol.