Severe neutropenia in children: a single institutional experience.

  title={Severe neutropenia in children: a single institutional experience.},
  author={Deniz Yilmaz and Arthur Kim Ritchey},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  volume={29 8},
Severe neutropenia (SN) is a rare disorder in childhood. This study aimed to document the approach to diagnosis and treatment of children with SN in a single university-based children's hospital, determine the types of SN seen in a 4-year period, and determine outcomes of the subtypes of SN. Forty-five children with SN were identified between 2000 and 2004. Two patients had autoimmune, 3 congenital, 3 familial, 6 cyclic, and 31 idiopathic SN. The median age of the patients with idiopathic SN… CONTINUE READING
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