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Basophilia

Overview

Basophilia is defined as an absolute increase in the number of basophils. Reference values vary from laboratory to laboratory, but an absolute count of basophils greater than 0.2 X 10^9/L is considered a true basophilia.1

 

Symptoms
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Itching
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Malaise or general feelings of being unwell

 

The symptoms a person with basophilia experiences will vary depending on their underlying medical condition.2

 

Causes
  • Infections
  • Allergies
  • Disorders and diseases characterized by chronic inflammation
  • Myeloproliferative disorders2

FEATURED CASES

FEATURED CASE
Basophilia | CELL-DYN Ruby
EXPLORE THE CASE
1. Cancer Therapy Advisor. Hospital Medicine. Basophilia. https://www.cancertherapyadvisor.com/home/decision-support-in-medicine/hospital-medicine/basophilia/
2. Mediacl News Today. What is basophilia? Causes and symptoms https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321184.php
Image source: http://eclinpath.com/hematology/leukogram-changes/leukocytes/et-basophilia/
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