Abnormal decrease in the number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, in the blood. It is associated with infection, rheumatoid arthritis, leukemia, and certain vitamin deficiencies.

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Drugs Causing Neutropenia or Agranulocytosis
A list of various drugs that may cause neutropenia provided by MedicineWorld.org.
eMedicine.com: Agranulocytosis
Medical presentation of agranulocytosis written by a specialist. Includes information about its causes, related mortality and morbidity, the appropriate treatment and links to other resources.
Medicine On-Line: Agranulocytosis Induced by Vinpocetine
A case report about drug-induced agranulocytosis, a life-threatening disorder that leads to a selective profound granulocytopenia.
MedicineNet: Neutropenia
Presents the causes, normal and abnormal white blood cell counts, and conditions associated with the disorder.
National Neutropenia Network
Aims to coordinate efforts to promote awareness and education about neutropenia and provides a support system for individuals and families affected.
Neutropenia Support Association
A look at this disorder with information about the blood, the causes, the different types, symptoms and the treatment.
Patient: Neutropenic Patients and Neutropenic Regimes
Factsheet for doctors on how to approach a patient with neutropenia, and other management issues.
Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry
A disease registry which was established in Australia, Canada, the European Community and the United States in March, 1994. Information for patients and families and health care providers.
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