JOSEPH A. LINSK, M.D.; CLIFFORD K. MURRAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The anemia resulting from erythrocyte aplasia of the marrow with normal white cell and platelet development in the adult has been described in detail in a complete review by Tsai and Levin (1). A total of 27 patients was presented and reviewed, and mention was made of two additional patients from the Japanese literature.
This anemia is apparently one of a mixed group of primary refractory or aregenerative anemias with marrow pictures ranging from the classical aplastic (empty) marrow in which all hemopoietic elements are virtually absent, to a hypercellular marrow (2). The marrow in pure erythrocyte aplasia is full
LINSK JA, MURRAY CK. Erythrocyte Aplasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia: Response to Steroids in a Young Adult. Ann Intern Med. ;55:831–836. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-831
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(5):831-836.
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