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Pancytopenia and aplastic anemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I was working as a lab tech in private laboratory, then i have done WBC total count and differential count. All cells are decreased on the smear (Pancytopenia) what to do
Doctor :   Did you get Sufficient sample or the Sample was taken by the Lab Technician
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User :   yes,
Doctor :   It was taken By the Lab Technician
User :   ofcoarse
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User :   38years Female, Self employ,Mizoram, India, Single, No
Doctor :   Pancytopenia (bone marrow failure syndrome) may be due to inherited or acquired disorders that affect the hematopoietic stem cell.
Doctor :   most common cause of acquired bone marrow failure is aplastic anaemia but it may also be secondary to myelodysplastic syndrome, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria or some malignancies.
User :   My finding is WBC = 2850,/cumm, Polymorph 28%, Lymph = 70%, Eosi= 02%, Platelets = 0.47 lakh/cumm.RBC shows Mild Microcytic, Hypochromic, anisocytosis (+)
Doctor :   K
User :   Is it possible a case of Aplastic anaemia?
Doctor :   Since all the Cell Lines are involved i would think in the same lines
Doctor :   but the possibility of the Malignancy needs to be ruled out
User :   What further investigation is needed for?
Doctor :   Did you undertake any medications till now before getting it tested
User :   Already transfused 3 unit of whole blood
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   What Is the Diagnosis of the doctor
User :   There is no specialities in our area(remote area). The medical officer diagnosis is Severe anaemia
Doctor :   Bone Marrow Biopsy to get the Exact Cell morphology and the Precursor Cells will be needed
Doctor :   No i would think You will need Higher evaluations and further investigations and based on the findings we will be able to suggest you further measures
Doctor :   Bone marrow biopsy. To confirm a diagnosis, you'll need to undergo a bone marrow biopsy.
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User :   OK any way i'll tell the case doctor to do further investigation and higher evaluation. thank you so much.
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