Neutrophils are while blood cells and platelets are all cells produced by the red bone marrow
. Neutrophils help in fighting against infection while platelets are important in blood clotting.
Low platelets and low neutrophils imply child is prone to infection and can easily bleed excessively without any control or stop.
The essence of the marrow tests, commonly called the bone marrow aspirate to determine actually whether the bone marrow is the cause, and characterize this cause. Malignancies like leukaemias could be implicated. Depending on the particular histological diagnosis, a corresponding treatment plan is drawn, Early diagnosis and a specific classification and critical landmarks in the success rates obtained when managing these patients.
Its good thinking therefore to do this test as recommended by your physician for a rejection or confirmation of the clinical suspicion, and drawing up of a good and specifically adapted treatment and follow up plan.
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