Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus. 2014 Mar;30(1):19-21. doi: 10.1007/s12288-012-0189-0. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

An association of leishmaniasis and dyserythropoiesis in children.

Author information

1
Department of Pediatrics, Adana Numune Research and Education Hospital, Hacıomer Sabanci Street, Adana, Turkey.

Abstract

Visceral leishmaniasis results in hematological problems such as cytopenias and coagulopathies. This disorder also has morphological effects on the bone marrow. Dyserythropoiesis is one of the most prominent seen with changes like multilobed nuclear cells and the appearance of bridges between nuclei and cytoplasms. Approximately half of the children with leishmaniasis showed dyserythropoietic findings in bone marrow aspirate slides. Because this in endemic regions, physicians of these countries must be alert to correctly diagnose disease and discriminate from other dyserythropoietic disorders.

KEYWORDS:

Children; Dyserythropoiesis; Leishmaniasis

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for PubMed Central
Loading ...
Support Center