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My husband has had low bloods count for past year...but last

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My husband has had low white bloods count for past year...but last weak it dropped to .8......they did emergency bone marrow aspiration and doing mri of spleen today...ct scan showed it was enlarged 18....also started low grade temp and started him on antibiotics. ..any thoughts?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is dr David

This would this could my myelodysplatic syndrome

Where the bone marrow is failing to make wbc

The emergency bone marrow biopsy will be able to tell

In rare cases the spleen can enlarge and sequester away wbc out of the system as well

Let me know if you have questions