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Diseases » Agranulocytosis » Summary
 

What is Agranulocytosis?

What is Agranulocytosis?

  • Agranulocytosis: Total lack of granulocytes in the blood.
  • Agranulocytosis: A decrease in the number of mature granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils) in the peripheral blood. -- 2004
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Agranulocytosis: an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Agranulocytosis: Introduction

Types of Agranulocytosis:

Types of Agranulocytosis:

Broader types of Agranulocytosis:

How serious is Agranulocytosis?

Complications of Agranulocytosis: see complications of Agranulocytosis

What causes Agranulocytosis?

Causes of Agranulocytosis: see causes of Agranulocytosis

What are the symptoms of Agranulocytosis?

Symptoms of Agranulocytosis: see symptoms of Agranulocytosis

Complications of Agranulocytosis: see complications of Agranulocytosis

Can anyone else get Agranulocytosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Agranulocytosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Agranulocytosis

Agranulocytosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Agranulocytosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Agranulocytosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Agranulocytosis: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Agranulocytosis.
Treatments for Agranulocytosis: see treatments for Agranulocytosis
Research for Agranulocytosis: see research for Agranulocytosis

Society issues for Agranulocytosis


Hospitalization statistics for Agranulocytosis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Agranulocytosis:

  • 0.076% (9,708) of hospital consultant episodes were for agranulocytosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital consultant episodes for agranulocytosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43% of hospital consultant episodes for agranulocytosis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for agranulocytosis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for agranulocytosis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for agranulocytosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for agranulocytosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Agranulocytosis

Main name of condition: Agranulocytosis

Other names or spellings for Agranulocytosis:

Granulocytopenia, Neutrophil count low (peripheral blood), Schulz's disease, Neutropenia Source - Diseases Database

Agranulosis, Granulocytopenia
Source - WordNet 2.1

Agranulocytosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Agranulocytosis:

 

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