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What is Neonatal neutropenia?

What is Neonatal neutropenia?

  • Neonatal neutropenia: A low neutrophil count in neonates. There is a wide variety of possible causes but is usually the result of infection. It is commonly associated with maternal conditions such as maternal hypertension, maternal sepsis, preeclampsia and premature birth.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Neonatal neutropenia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Neonatal neutropenia: Introduction

Types of Neonatal neutropenia:

Broader types of Neonatal neutropenia:

How serious is Neonatal neutropenia?

Complications of Neonatal neutropenia: see complications of Neonatal neutropenia

What causes Neonatal neutropenia?

Causes of Neonatal neutropenia: see causes of Neonatal neutropenia

What are the symptoms of Neonatal neutropenia?

Symptoms of Neonatal neutropenia: see symptoms of Neonatal neutropenia

Complications of Neonatal neutropenia: see complications of Neonatal neutropenia

Neonatal neutropenia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neonatal neutropenia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neonatal neutropenia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Neonatal neutropenia: see treatments for Neonatal neutropenia

Name of Neonatal neutropenia

Main name of condition: Neonatal neutropenia


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