ALVIS E. GREER, M. D., F.A.C.P.
Since Schultz1 in 1922 reported a peculiar type of necrosing angina with marked absolute and especially granulocytic leucopenia, there have been increasing numbers of these cases described in the medical literature. To this condition Schultz gave the name of agranulocytosis. Later Friedemann2 changed this designation to agranulocytic angina. It would seem that Schultz's original terminology is the more fitting. We feel that a disease of such marked virulence deserves our closest study. It is for this reason we wish to report our case in detail. The case is as follows:
Mrs. H. C. A. (seen with Drs. P. V. Ledbetter
GREER AE. Agranulocytic Angina-Report of a Case: With Bacteriological Study. Ann Intern Med. 1932;6:518–541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-4-518
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(4):518-541.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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