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Extreme neutropenia in glandular fever
  1. Hugh G. Penman
  1. Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham (Portsmouth and I.o.W. Area Pathological Service)


    Extreme neutropenia has very rarely been recorded as a complication of glandular fever. Two non-fatal cases, with mild secondary infections, are now reported. Extreme neutropenia may in fact be less rare in this disease than it appears to be, but serious illness as a result is exceedingly unusual.

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