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Monocytosis

 
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An increase circulating monocytes is known as monocytosis.
  • Causes of Monocytosis

  • Chronic infection - tuberculosis, EBV, bacterial endocarditis
  • Chronic inflammation - rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, SLE
  • Malignancy - chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, acute myeloid leukaemia, lymphoma
  • Post splenectomy
  • Exercise
  • Smoking
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