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The investigation and management of chronic neutropenia in children

James, R.M. and Kinsey, S.E. (2006) The investigation and management of chronic neutropenia in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 91 (10). pp. 852-858. ISSN 0003-9888

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Unravelling the cause of a neutropenia poses a complex diagnostic challenge. The differential diagnosis ranges from life threatening disease to transient benign causes of little clinical significance. This review offers a practical guide to investigating the neutropenic child, and highlights features that merit specialist referral. Therapeutic options, the role of long term follow up, and the complications of severe chronic neutropenia are considered.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: autoimmune neutropenia; severe chronic neutropenia; cyclical neutropenia; granulocyte colony stimulating factor
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Health Sciences (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2009 12:56
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2009 12:56
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2006.094706
Status: Published
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Identification Number: 10.1136/adc.2006.094706
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/5626

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