HUGH FUDENBERG, M.D.; M. M. WINTROBE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
A case of hemolytic anemia associated with scleroderma was recently observed at this hospital. In view of the rarity of this association, a brief report seems warranted.
A 34 year old clerk, admitted to the Salt Lake General Hospital on February 11, 1954, had been in excellent health until age 27, when he noted pain, swelling and stiffness of the hands, followed by hardening of the involved skin, and malaise, weight loss and asthenia. Over a three year period slow progression of symptoms resulted in increasing limitation of motion. During this time vasomotor symptoms appeared. These consisted of
FUDENBERG H, WINTROBE MM. SCLERODERMA WITH SYMPTOMATIC HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA: A CASE REPORT(SCLERODERMA WITH SYMPTOMATIC HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA: A CASE REPORT*). Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:201–206. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-1-201
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(1):201-206.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders, Rheumatology, Scleroderma.
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