Hematologic Manifestations of Brucellosis in Children: 5 Years Experience of an Anatolian Center


Citak E. C. , Citak F. E. , Tanyeri B., Arman D.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, vol.32, no.2, pp.137-140, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mph.0b013e3181ced382
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-140
  • Keywords: brucella, pancytopenia, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, treatment, children, MICROANGIOPATHIC HEMOLYTIC-ANEMIA, THROMBOCYTOPENIC-PURPURA, PANCYTOPENIA

Abstract

Background: Brucellosis continues to be an important cause of fever in underdeveloped countries and in the rural areas of developed world. It is a multisystemic disease, associated with a wide variety of symptoms. A wide variety of symptoms, including hematologic abnormalities, such as anemia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, dissemine intravascular coagulation, and leucopenia could be seen. The aim of the study is to review the hematologic findings of brucellosis in childhood.