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What is Acquired agranulocytosis?

What is Acquired agranulocytosis?

  • Acquired agranulocytosis: A blood disorder characterized by low levels of white blood cells (granular leukocytes) in the circulating blood. The condition is usually caused by certain drugs especially chemotherapy drugs.

Acquired agranulocytosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acquired agranulocytosis, or a subtype of Acquired agranulocytosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acquired agranulocytosis: Introduction

Types of Acquired agranulocytosis:

Broader types of Acquired agranulocytosis:

How serious is Acquired agranulocytosis?

Complications of Acquired agranulocytosis: see complications of Acquired agranulocytosis

What causes Acquired agranulocytosis?

Causes of Acquired agranulocytosis: see causes of Acquired agranulocytosis

What are the symptoms of Acquired agranulocytosis?

Symptoms of Acquired agranulocytosis: see symptoms of Acquired agranulocytosis

Complications of Acquired agranulocytosis: see complications of Acquired agranulocytosis

Can anyone else get Acquired agranulocytosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Acquired agranulocytosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Acquired agranulocytosis

Acquired agranulocytosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acquired agranulocytosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acquired agranulocytosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acquired agranulocytosis: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acquired agranulocytosis.
Treatments for Acquired agranulocytosis: see treatments for Acquired agranulocytosis

Name and Aliases of Acquired agranulocytosis

Main name of condition: Acquired agranulocytosis

Other names or spellings for Acquired agranulocytosis:

agranulocytic angina, malignant neutropenia, primary granulocytopenia, Granulocytopenia, Primary, Neutropenia, Malignant

Agranulocytic Angina, Granulocytopenia, Primary, Neutropenia, Malignant
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acquired agranulocytosis: Related Conditions

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