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Name: Vickie
Status: other
Age: 40s
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
What causes low white cell count in blood?


Replies:
It depends on how low you call low. But assuming the count is less than low normal and is chronic her is a list of possible etiologies

Hereditary disorders eg. Familial neutropenia, agranulocytosis etc
Congenital disorders eg. Thymic disorders, alymphocytosis

The most common cause is pharmocological...drugs...even synthetic penicillins can cause leukopenia.

PF


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