J. MORRISON HUTCHESON, M.D.
During the past few years a considerable literature has accumulated dealing with agranulocytic angina or agranulocytosis. This consists of case reports, autopsy studies and discussions as to the nature of the condition. Several explanations have been offered, no one of which is entirely satisfactory. That it is a clinical entity as thought by Schultz1 and others is seriously questioned, many observers taking the view that it represents merely an unusual response of the leucocytes to infection as was held by Turk,2 who described an identical picture under the title of "Septic diseases with destruction of granulocytes."
Of the cases reported, the
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HUTCHESON JM. Agranulocytosis: Report of Five Cases with Two Recoveries.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;3:904–909. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-9-904
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