ARTHUR SAWITSKY, M.D.; BRUCE F. BOKLAN, M.D.
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To the editor: The concurrence of two unusual disorders in one patient has led us to investigate the relationship between them.
Patient H.G. is a 52-year-old man with Gaucher's disease; the diagnosis made 35 years earlier in him and two of four siblings. He has had thrombocytopenia for many years. He was seen here by us because of a tender right lower-quadrant mass of 6 weeks' duration. He had a Grade III/IV holosystolic apical cardiac murmur, massive hepatosplenomegaly, and a firm mass in the right side of the abdomen, from the inguinal ligament to the liver and, laterally, to the
SAWITSKY A, BOKLAN BF. Gaucher's Disease and Coagulation Factors. Ann Intern Med. ;77:150–151. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-1-150_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(1):150-151.
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