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Dismiss Notice SDN members see fewer ads and full resolution images. Join our non-profit community! Why do steroids cause an increase in WBC? Previous Thread Next Thread. Oct 28, Messages: What's the mechanism for it? Surely some really smart medical student knows Thread continues after this sponsor message. SDN Members do not see this ad. Jul 31, Messages: It causes white blood cells to be released from endothelial walls and go into the blood stream, allowing them to be counted in your CBC.
Dec 17, Messages: Steroids increase the concentration of neutrophils in your blood causing and increase in WBC's but without bandemia by preventing their infiltration to the site of injury, and hence, directing them to the circulation instead of the injured tissue. These are mature neutrophils so you don't see an increase in bands immature neutrophils.
May 27, Messages: Yep, a phenomenon also known as "demargination. Mar 10, Messages: You must log in or sign up to post here. Share This Page Tweet. Your member name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: