Clinico-Hematological Study of Pancytopenia in Adults at a Tertiary Care Center

Clinico-Hematological Study of Pancytopenia in Adults

  • Harshita Vaibhaw Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • E. Girikumar Professor & Head, Department of Pathology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Dilip Hari Mandke Professor, Department of Pathology, Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Ravi Nandan Prasad Sinha Professor, Department of Pathology, Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga, Bihar.
Keywords: Adults, Clinical, Hematological, Pancytopenia

Abstract

Background: Pancytopenia is one of the important haematological derangements. Thorough investigation for ascertaining the cause is important. Subjects and Methods: The present cross-sectional study was conducted upon 112 patients of pancytopenia. Profile of the patients, clinical features and findings of haematological investigations and bone marrow aspiration were noted. Results: Mean age of the patients was 46.7 ± 9.3 years. Pallor was seen in all the patients. Megaloblastic anemia was present in 36.6%, acute leukemia in 11.6%, hypersplenism and lymphoprofilerative disorder each in 10.7%. Conclusion: Hematological investigations and bone marrow aspiration in patients suffering from pancytopenia is useful.

Published
2019-03-17
How to Cite
Vaibhaw, H., Girikumar, E., Mandke, D., & Prasad Sinha, R. (2019). Clinico-Hematological Study of Pancytopenia in Adults at a Tertiary Care Center. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(1), PT08-PT10. Retrieved from https://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/537

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