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glossary:lymphopenia

(1) Lymphopenia indicates decreased numbers of circulating lymphocytes. It may occur with acute severe disease, some viral diseases (canine distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and coronavirus infections, feline panleukopenia, FeLV infection), stress-related corticosteroid response, and loss of lymph

(2) Loss of lymphocytes, one of the white blood cells. Certain cancer treatments may cause lymphopenia.

See also: Lymphocytopenia

ICD-9 288.8 DiseasesDB 7677 MeSH D008231

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