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Fatal human cyclical neutropenia with unresolving tonsillitis and bilateral cervical abscesses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2072024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Human Cyclical Neutropenia is a rare haematological disorder, characterized by periodic oscillations in peripheral neutrophil levels from normal to neutropenic, during which patients experience ulcerative stomatitis, fever, malaise and occasional cutaneous and subcutaneous infections. We present our experience with a fatal case of Human Cyclical Neutropenia together with a brief review of the literature and diagnostic criteria. The paper aims to heighten the clinical awareness of the otolaryngologist to the condition. Close co-operation with the haematologist is essential both for diagnosis and management.
C Bandason; R J Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-08-16     Completed Date:  1991-08-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Kettering General Hospital, Northants.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / etiology*
Lymphadenitis / etiology*
Neutropenia / complications*,  diagnosis
Tonsillitis / etiology*

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