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glossary:lymphopenia [2008/04/16 15:35]
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glossary:lymphopenia [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +(1) Lymphopenia indicates decreased numbers of circulating [[lymphocytes]]. It may occur with acute severe [[disease]],​ some viral diseases (canine distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and coronavirus infections, feline panleukopenia,​ FeLV infection), stress-related corticosteroid response, and loss of [[lymph]] ​
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 +(2) Loss of lymphocytes,​ one of the [[white blood cells]]. Certain [[cancer]] treatments may cause lymphopenia.
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 +See also: [[Lymphocytopenia]]
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 +ICD-9 288.8 
 +DiseasesDB 7677 
 +MeSH D008231 ​
  
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