Cyclical neutropenia

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What is cyclical neutropenia?

Cyclic neutropenia is a rare, dominantly inherited disorder characterized by neutropenia (abnormally low number of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils) that recurs every 14 to 35 days, with most patients recurring every 21 days.

Common symptoms reported by people with cyclical neutropenia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cyclical neutropenia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neupogen)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cyclical neutropenia (1)

Data from patients with cyclical neutropenia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cyclical neutropenia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neupogen)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
cyclical neutropenia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cyclical neutropenia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cyclical neutropenia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 7
30s 4
40s 10
50s 9
60s 4
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 26

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from cyclical neutropenia patients who have completed their condition history
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