CECIL JAMES WATSON, M.D., Ph.D.
During the past six years opportunity has been afforded to study 35 patients2 exhibiting evidence of hemolytic anemia or jaundice. These cases were divided as follows:
1. Microcytic (familial or congenital) type 20
2. Macrocytic (secondary or acquired) type 15
a. With liver disease 8
b. With Hodgkin's disease 3
c. With leukemia 2
d. With chronic bleeding into ovarian cyst 1
e. With hyperthyroidism 1
It will be noted that the cases in the second group were in all instances associated with other disease. The existence of a primary form of acquired hemolytic jaundice has been questioned more and
WATSON CJ. HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE AND MACROCYTIC HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA: CERTAIN OBSERVATIONS IN A SERIES OF 35 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1782–1796. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-11-1782
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(11):1782-1796.
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