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Bone marrow in nine cases of clinical glandular fever and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5717539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A review of the literature and the findings of a bone marrow examination in nine patients with glandular fever are reported. All marrows showed marked generalized hyperplasia of erythroid, myeloid, megakaryocytic, and reticulum cell elements with a greater or less ;shift to the left' in the first three cell groups. The hyperplasia was maximal in two cases. Another case (the index case which was responsible for initiating this study) showed extremely bizarre cytological features of all four elements, and from many fields in the marrow smears it would have been possible to make a diagnosis of malignant transformation of any of the four marrow components. All these changes had returned to near normality on repeat marrow examination 15 months later.
Authors:
J F Boyd; D Reid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1968 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1969-05-15     Completed Date:  1969-05-15     Revised Date:  2010-09-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  683-90     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Bone Marrow*
Bone Marrow Cells*
Bone Marrow Examination
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Hyperplasia / pathology
Infectious Mononucleosis / diagnosis,  pathology*
Lymphatic Diseases / diagnosis
Male
Megakaryocytes
Myeloproliferative Disorders / diagnosis
Neoplasms / diagnosis
Reticulocytes
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