Neutropenia is an extremely serious condition because when a person is neutropenic the usual signs of infection (redness, swelling and pus formation) are absent. Fever may be the only sign of a serious infection in a neutropenic patient. Because of this, a fever during chemotherapy must be considered an treated as a medical emergency.
- Clozapine-induced neutropenia: A review of lithium and other currently available options (arianaleilani.wordpress.com)
- Absolute Neutrophil Count: An Overview of it All (arianaleilani.wordpress.com)
- G-CSF for Autoimmune Neutropenia(AIN) (cancertreatments.typepad.com)