noun[mass noun] Medicine
An abnormal or disordered state of the body or of a bodily part: [count noun]: various blood dyscrasias plasma cell dyscrasia
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- For example, a type of autoimmune disorder or blood dyscrasia may have caused some wounds that were initially diagnosed and managed as venous or ischemic ulcers.
- The primary diagnosis was plasma cell dyscrasia in all of these patients.
- Rare but serious complications, such as cholestatic hepatitis, blood dyscrasias and Stevens-Johnson syndrome, have been reported in patients treated with terbinafine.
Late Middle English (denoting an imbalance of physical qualities): via late Latin from Greek duskrasia 'bad combination', from dus- 'bad' + krasis 'mixture'.
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