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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on cause: Chronic pancytopenia means low white & red cells and low platelets. Reversible causes such as nutritional deficinecies, immune disorders, drug-relate ... Read More
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Dr. Agos Luca
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Specializes in Pathology
It depends: Pancytopenia is a more encompassing term then anemia (low red blood cells) and includes leukopenia (low white blood cells) and thrombocytopenia (low p ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Pertaining to the tropics, the regions of the earth lying between the tropic of cancer above the equator and the tropic of capricorn below. An acute t ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Ehrlichiosis: This is a disease of dogs, especially German Shepherds, that's caught in southeast Asia and can be fatal. The microbes crowd out the healthy cells in ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: Pancytopenia is not a disease but the result of an illness or other situations. Sometimes even stopping a medicine may fix the problem. The first step ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Related terms: Neutropenia refers to low numbers of a type of white blood cells called neutrophils. Pancytopenia refers to low numbers of white blood cells, red bloo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Pancytopenia, that is low blood counts for rbc, wbc, platelets indicates a bone marrow problem. The diagnosis requires a bone marrow biopsy. One cause ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on diagnosis: Pancytopenia is a descriptive diagnosis, that says a patient has low levels of red cells, white cell, and platelets. It doesn't indicate the cause, w ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue: If you have severe pancytopenia , you will feel fatigue. But if you fatigue- it does not mean you have pancytopenia. Fatigue could be caused by many t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ivor Royston
51 years experience Medical Oncology
Can be: Can often be depending on the cause.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Pancytopenia: This is a decrease in all the cell lines of your blood. Meaning the white count, hemoglobin and platelets. If someone is anemic, the hemoglobin is l ... Read More
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Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Rare: Very rare. Saw one case. Can be associated with rheumatologic conditions (sle, etc), infectious (hiv, etc), autoimmune disorder, lymphoid neoplasm (cl ... Read More
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