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PROGNOSIS OF APLASTIC ANEMIA
POOR IF UNTREATED
-MOST DIE W/IN 6 MOS OF DIAGNOSIS
CAUSE OF APLASTIC ANEMIA
-50 PERCENT IDEOPATHIC (UNKNOWN)
-RADIATION
-INFECTION
-HEREDITARY
-DRUGS/CHEMICALS:**CHLORAMPHENICAL (CHLORAMYCETIN)
PANCYTOPENIA
-ANEMIA
-THROMBOCYTOPENIA
-LEUKOPENIA
APLASTIC ANEMIA
HYPOPROLIFERATIVE ANEMIA
-SUPPRESSION OF RBC,WBC,AND PLATELETS
-DECREASE IN ALL PRECURSOR CELLS IN BONE MARROW
-DEFECT IN STEM CELL
FOR THE CRITICALLY ILL:
SUPPORTIVE TXT:
**REPLACE BLOOD COMPONENTS**
IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE TXT:
1.W/ANTITHYMOCTYE GLOBULIN (ATG)
2.CYCLOSPORINE/+ CORTICOSTERIOIDS
3.CYCLOSPORINE/+ ANDROGENS
4.BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION (BMT)
5.STEM CELL TRANSPLANT (SCT)
6.CURATIVE TXT
GOALS
PREVENT AND TREAT COMPLICATIONS
RESULTING FROM PANCYTOPENIA
NSG DIAGNOSIS
1.ANXIETY
2.POWERLESSNESS
BONE MARROW ASPIRATION
FATTY FEW DEVELOPING CELLS
ASSESSMENT
HISTORY OF EXPOSURE
CLINICAL DATA:PANCYTOPENIA AND CBC
1.NORMOCYTIC ANEMIA-RBC < 1 MILLION
2.LEUKOPENIA-WBC < 2,000
3.AGRANULOCYTOSIS- ABSOLUTE VALUE < 500
4.THROMBOCYTOPENIA-HEMO < 30,000