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A case of cyclic neutropenia in adults.
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PMID:  22764469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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A 22 years old patient presented with recurrent episodes of diarrhoea, pharyngitis, apthous ulcers and fever for the past 6 months. The episodes lasted a week each time. The patient was admitted and blood studies revealed neutropenia with increased number of Large Granular Lymphocytes. Later on it was found out that his neutrophil count dropped to less than 0.2 x 10(9)/L after every 3 weeks. Bone marrow study revealed decreases neutrophil precursors during these episodes. He was diagnosed with adult onset cyclic neutropenia and his episodes were treated with G-CSF and Ceftriaxone.
Authors:
Muhammad Sohail Mansoor; Muhammad Bilal Salman Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Medical Ward-D, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar.
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