Clinico-etiological profile of children with thrombocytosis at SRTRH GMC, Ambojogai

Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2019, Vol 10, Issue 1

Abstract

Background: Thrombocytosis (TS) or elevation in the peripheral blood platelet count to values >400,000/µL is common in infancy and childhood, occurring in 3 to 13% of children Aims and Objectives: To Study of Thrombocytosis in pediatric age group. Methodology: This was cross-sectional study carried out in the department of pediatrics at tertiary health care centre in the patients who showed thrombocytosis on CBC during the One year period were studied. During the one year there were 102 patients who showed thrombocytosis. The causative factor in each patient was identified. The data was entered in excel sheet and analyzed by excel software for windows 10. Result: The majority of the patients were in the age groups 6m-2yr were 53.92% followed by 1m-6m; Were 18.62%, 2yr-6yr were 14.70% 6yr-12yr were 12.74%. The majority of the patients were Male were 57.84% and Female were 42.15%. The Majority of the patients with Severe thromocytosis were in the age groups 6Y-12Y were - 15.38%, Moderate were common in 2Y-6Y - 13.33% and 1M-6M were 10.53%; Mild were more common in 6M-2Y -92.73% followed by 2Y-6Y - 86.67%. All the patients were of Secondary thrombocytosis, no patient of primary thrombocytosis found.The most common causes were Infection- i.e. Respiratory tract infection in 48% followed by Gastrointestinal tract infection in 18.60%, Central nervous system infection in 4.90%, Urinary tract infection in 2.94%, Skin infection in 0.98%, Connective tissue infection in 0.98%; Nutritional causes were Iron deficiency anemia-4.90%, SAM-1.96%, SAM with megaloblastic anemia in 0.98%; Hymolytic anemia in the B Thalassemia was 3.92%, Diamond blackfan syndrome was 0.98%, In Inflammation – Arthritis was 0.98%; In Tumors- Post auricular rhabdomyosarcoma was 0.98%, Postsplenectomy was 0.98%, In Allergic, Urticaria was 1.96%, Miscellaneous were 1.96%; Soap ingestion was 0.98%; Post MR vaccination was 0.98%; Fever(unspecified) was 3.92% Conclusion: It can be concluded from our study that majority of the patients were were in the age groups 6m-2yr, The majority of the patients were Male, The Majority of the patients with Severe thromocytosis were in the age groups 6Y-12Y, Moderate were common in 2Y-6Y , Mild were more common in 6M-2Y, The most common causes were Infection- i.e. Respiratory tract infection in 48% followed by Gastrointestinal tract infection , Nutritional causes were Iron deficiency anemia.

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Sambhaji Chate, Sunil Holikar, Shubhangi Indorkar

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  • EP ID EP539315
  • DOI 10.26611/10141011
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Sambhaji Chate, Sunil Holikar, Shubhangi Indorkar (2019). Clinico-etiological profile of children with thrombocytosis at SRTRH GMC, Ambojogai. Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics, 10(1), 1-4. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-539315