Table 2

Peripheral hemogram and bone marrow variables in the studied groups

Variables

(FA) patients

(n = 10)

(AAA) patients

(n = 10)

(ITP)Control

(n = 20)


Peripheral blood (mean ± S.D)

2.4 ± 0.6 **

3.3 ± 0.45 **

8.05 ± 0.85

- TLC (× 109/L)

8.4 ± 0.9 *

9.1 ± 0.5 *

11.3 ± 0.55

- Hb (g/dl)

102.4 ± 6.3 **

79.4 ± 3.5

83.3 ± 7.8

-MCV fl

46.1 ± 8.4 **

110.5 ± 12.0

10.7 ± 2.1 **

- Platelets (× 109/L)


BMA

Hypocellular

Hypocellular

Increase megakar -yocytes


BMB

Not done

Cellularity (no, %)

- Hypocellular (grades 1, 2, 3)

8/10 (80%)

6/10 (60%)

-

- Normal (grade 4)

2/10 (20%)

1/10(10%)

-

- Hypercellular (grades 5, 6)

-

-

-

Fibrosis

-

3/10 (30%)

-


FA = Fanconi Anemia; AAA = Acquired Aplastic Anemia; TLC = Total Leucocytic Count; Hb = Hemoglobin, MCV = Mean Courpascular Volume, * significant p < 0.05, ** Highly Significant p < 0.001

Abo-Elwafa et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:58   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-58

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