CECIL JAMES WATSON, M.D., Ph.D.
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During the past six years opportunity has been afforded to study 35 patients2 exhibiting evidence of hemolytic anemia or jaundice. These cases were divided as follows:
1. Microcytic (familial or congenital) type 20
2. Macrocytic (secondary or acquired) type 15
a. With liver disease 8
b. With Hodgkin's disease 3
c. With leukemia 2
d. With chronic bleeding into ovarian cyst 1
e. With hyperthyroidism 1
It will be noted that the cases in the second group were in all instances associated with other disease. The existence of a primary form of acquired hemolytic jaundice has been questioned more and
WATSON CJ. HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE AND MACROCYTIC HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA: CERTAIN OBSERVATIONS IN A SERIES OF 35 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1782–1796. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-11-1782
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(11):1782-1796.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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