D. J. STEPHENS, M.D.; JOHN S. LAWRENCE, M.D.
Although Franke1 in 1930 was able to find only three instances of the recurrence of attacks of agranulocytic angina, there are at the present time numerous reports of this condition in the literature. In a few instances these episodes of agranulocytosis have been cyclical in character.2, 3, 4, 5, 6 One of these cyclical cases6 has had recurrences simultaneously with the menses. During the past two years we have had under constant observation a patient who has presented this unusual picture of recurrences of granulocytopenia with each menstrual period. A brief report of the main findings in this patient has
STEPHENS DJ, LAWRENCE JS. CYCLICAL AGRANULOCYTIC ANGINA1. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:31–37. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-1-31
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(1):31-37.
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