Pediatric White Blood Cell Disorders

Pediatric White Blood Cell Disorders

The function of white blood cells is to prevent the body from infection and fight with foreign organisms, white blood cells also known as leukocytes. White blood cells disorder includes leukopenia (reduce cell count) and leukocytosis (increase cell count).

There are certain types of white blood cells include neutrophil, eosinophil, basophils etc.


Signs and symptoms include:

  • Recurrent infection
  • Enlarged spleen
  • Tenderness in abdomen
  • Bony prominence
  • Fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss

Mutation is the main cause of bone marrow disorder. Mutation causes the changes in the DNA of bone marrow cells.


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