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Transient leukoerythroblastosis in a very low birth weight infant with parvovirus B19 infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19307144     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Leukoerythroblastosis is characterized by the presence of leukocytosis and erythroid and myeloid blast cells in the peripheral blood. The most common etiological factors of leukoerythroblastosis occurring during early childhood are viral infections, juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, and osteopetrosis. To our knowledge, an association with parvovirus B19 infection has only been reported in a preterm infant. Human parvovirus B19 has been associated with red cell aplasia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia. CASE REPORT: The case of a very low birth weight preterm infant with transient leukoerythroblastosis associated with parvovirus B19 infection is described. CONCLUSIONS: Leukoerythroblastosis has to be kept in mind if a very high leukocyte count is detected in the neonatal period, and parvovirus B19 infection should be taken into consideration as the etiological factor for this entity.
Authors:
Ridvan Duran; Ulfet Vatansever; Betül Acunaş; Betül Orhaner; Muzaffer Demir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-03-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1878-3511     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-02     Completed Date:  2010-01-27     Revised Date:  2010-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610933     Medline TA:  Int J Infect Dis     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e473-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, 22030 Edirne, Turkey. ridvan_duran@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anemia, Myelophthisic / diagnosis,  etiology*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / etiology*,  virology
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight*
Male
Parvoviridae Infections / complications*,  virology
Parvovirus B19, Human*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Int J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;14 Suppl 3:e379-80   [PMID:  20599409 ]

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