Agranulocytosis



a serious, acute blood disease, sometimes related to drug or radiation therapy, characterized by extreme leukopenia, fever, and ulcerations of the mucous membranes.
noun
a serious and sometimes fatal illness characterized by a marked reduction of leucocytes, usually caused by hypersensitivity to certain drugs

agranulocytosis a·gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis (ā-grān’yə-lō-sī-tō’sĭs, ə-grān’-)
n.
An acute disease characterized by high fever, lesions of the mucous membranes and skin, and a sharp drop in circulating granular white blood cells.

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