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Lymph node enlargement after a single massive infusion of iron dextran
  1. G. Theodoropoulos,
  2. A. Makkous,
  3. M. Constantoulakis1
  1. First University Clinic of Internal Medicine, King Paul's Hospital, Athens


    Painful lymphadenopathy developed in eight female patients after massive infusions of iron dextran for sideropaenic anaemia. Fever, arthralgias, and malaise were also features of the clinical picture. The histology of one lymph node is described and changes in it are discussed in relation to the pathogenesis of the syndrome reported.

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