blood dyscrasia

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any abnormal condition of the blood

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Closer monitoring should be applied to clozapine recipients with a history of blood dyscrasia. The combination of clozapine and other potentially leukopenic drugs, especially sodium valproate, should be limited.
Fasting blood glucose (FBG) was maintained at a normal level with insulin preoperatively in patients with diabetes mellitus, except those with liver or kidney dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, blood dyscrasia, lower-extremity varicose veins, poor glycemic control preoperatively, malignant tumors, or diseases of the immune system.
MTH is a well tolerated drug, but it requires regular checkup of complete blood count and liver function before the initiation of therapy and during the treatment in order to avoid blood dyscrasia and hepatotoxicity.
(27) Chloramphenicol is contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasia (blood disorders affecting red blood cells or platelets) and those with a family history of blood dyscrasia, owing to a rare but serious side effect, aplastic anaemia, which may develop weeks or months after treatment has stopped.
Infants whose guardians were not willing to participate, pre-mature infants, those with any congenital diseases like thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, leukaemia and blood dyscrasia, history of recent blood loss, drug intake, presence of any systemic illness like kidney disease, bone disorder and malignancy whether primary or secondary, anywhere in the body, were excluded.
Children were excluded in case of emergency surgery; known hypersensitivity to amide local anesthetics, a known history of active and severe renal, hepatic, respiratory or cardiac disease(including dysrhythmias or atrioventricular block); a history of seizure; neurological or neuromuscular disorders; a history of chronic pain or analgesic drug use; the presence of blood-clotting disorder, platelet count < 100 000/cu mm; (platelet count was done in all cases as a part of routine haemogram which is a standard practice in our institution) blood dyscrasia; refusal or inability to receive a caudal epidural block; cutaneous infections or anatomical malformation at the puncture site; and any other reason considered appropriate by the investigator.
* No family history of cancer, blood dyscrasia, or immunocompromise