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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Approach to Pancytopenia


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Author Details : Murtaza Kamal

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 3-5


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Abstract

Pancytopenia is reduction in all the three cellular components of the blood, namely Red blood cells (RBCs), leucocytes (WBCs) and platelets. It is a common entity which is encountered by practitioners. The presentation is in the form of cytopenias leading to infections, anemia or bleeding manifestations. All the cases of pancytopenia need a through approach to reach to the cause of the same so that it can be it can be managed in the best possible manner. This paper will mainly concentrate on the approach to a case of pancytopenia.

Keywords:
Pancytopenia, Anemia, Leucopenia, Thrombocytopenia

How to cite : Kamal M, Approach to Pancytopenia. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2017;3(1):3-5

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