SHERWOOD P. MILLER, M.D.; EDWARD SHANBROM, M.D.
A great variety of hematologic disturbances may be associated with hepatocellular disease. There is no close correlation between the histopathology of the liver disease and the variety or degree of hematologic disorder. Several clinicopathologic reviews of postnecrotic cirrhosis of the liver have appeared,1-4 but generally few details regarding the hematologic picture in this disorder are given. It is the purpose of this paper to report a case of postnecrotic cirrhosis which manifested hemolytic anemia, fibrinolysis, lymphocytosis, and abnormalities in hemoglobin synthesis.
A 45-year-old white male was admitted to the City of Hope Medical Center in March, 1957, complaining
MILLER SP, SHANBROM E. MULTIPLE HEMATOLOGIC ABNORMALITIES IN A CASE OF POSTNECROTIC CIRRHOSIS*. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:521–535. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-521
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):521-535.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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