What are the indications of bone marrow suppression in patients with erythema infectiosum (fifth disease)?

Updated: Mar 06, 2020
  • Author: Glenn L Zellman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Previously healthy patients also develop transient (and usually clinically insignificant) bone marrow suppression and reticulocytopenia. In rare cases, mild lymphopenia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia also may occur.


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