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- Agranulocytic Angina
- Granulocytopenia, Main
- Neutropenia, Malignant
Acquired agranulocytosis is an uncommon, drug-induced blood problem that is characterized by an extreme decrease in the number of white blood cells (granulocytes) in the distributing blood. The name granulocyte refers to grain-like bodies within the cell. Granulocytes include basophils, eosinophils, and also neutrophils.
Obtained agranulocytosis might be dued to a variety of medications. Nevertheless, among the drugs to which a patient might be vulnerable are numerous utilized in the treatment of cancer cells (cancer chemotherapeutic agents) and others utilized as antipsychotic medications (e.g., clozapine). The symptoms of this condition happened as the result of disturbance in the manufacturing of granulocytes in the bone marrow.
Individuals with gotten agranulocytosis are at risk to a variety of microbial infections, normally dued to or else benign microorganisms found in the body. Not occasionally, painful ulcers likewise create in mucous membranes that line the mouth and/or the gastrointestinal tract.