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Differential Diagnosis For Reticulocytosis

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List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Radiation sickness/severe, acute
Postirradiation effects
Radiation exposure
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Posthepatitic aplastic anemia
Parvovirus Infection/Parvovirus 19
Tuberculosis of bone marrow
Infected organ, Abscesses
Bacteremia/Septicemia
Neoplastic Disorders
Acute Myelogenous/Blastic Leukemia AML
Leukemia
Lymphoma/malignant, non-Hodgkins
Myeloproliferative disease
Primary Myelofibrosis/Myeloid metaplasia
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Impaired folic acid metabolism
Deficiency Disorders
Anemia of malnutrition
Folate depletion
Folic acid deficiency anemia
Inadequate Folic acid in diet
Iron deficiency anemia
Iron deficient diet
Malnutrition/Starvation
Folic acid dependency/metabolic defect
Kwashiorkor (protein deficiency,severe)
Malabsorption of folic acid
Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Klinefelter's syndrome
Anemia, congenital aplastic
Folate malabsorption, congenital
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Thalassemia major
Thalassemia minor
Hereditary sideroblastic anemia
Hemoglobin H disease
Elliptocytosis, hereditary
Fanconi's pancytopenia-dysmelia synd
Thalassemia-hemoglobin C disease
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Addison's disease (chronic adrenal ins)
Hypogonadism, male/androgen deficiency
Adrenocorticoid (Isolated) Deficiency
Reference to Organ System
Liver disease/Liver disorders
Anemia of chronic disease
Anemia of uremia
Anemia, megaloblastic of pregnancy
Chronic liver disease
Megaloblastic anemia
Anemia, aplastic
Aplastic anemia crisis
Myelophthisic anemia
Renal Failure Chronic
Acquired sideroblastic anemia
Pernicious anemia
Combined system disease/pernicious an.
Myelofibrosis, secondary
Refractory megaloblastic anemia
Sideroblastic Anemia Siderochrestic
Pathophysiologic
Myeloid metaplasia pathophysiology
Drugs
Antimetabolite medication Administration/Toxicity
Methotrexate (Rheumatrex) Administration/Toxicity
Chemotherapy, cancer (anti-neoplastic)
Drug induced Bone marrow suppression.
Drug induced anemia
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Lead poisoning in children
Alcoholism, chronic
Tetraethyl lead poisoning
Lead poisoning
Definition

Increase in reticulocyte percentage or absolute reticulocyte count in blood beyond normal for age; Reticulocytes are young red cells just after the nucleus is removed; high percent in red cell destruction disorders and low percent in bone marrow depression or deficiency diseases such as iron deficiency.

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