ROBERT T. S. JIM, M.D.; EDWARD H. REINHARD, M.D.
Many reports on agammaglobulinemia have appeared in the medical literature since 1952,1-24 but there is only one report of two patients with this disease in association with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.25 The following case report describes another occurrence of agammaglobulinemia in a patient who has chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
A 63 year old white male chemist had been in apparently excellent health until August, 1950, when the diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic leukemia was made on a routine blood examination. He was hospitalized at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where this diagnosis was confirmed. Several months later he was given x-ray therapy
JIM RTS, REINHARD EH. AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA AND CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA12. Ann Intern Med. ;44:790–796. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-4-790
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(4):790-796.
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