CHARLES E. BENDER, M.D.
Articles stressing certain rare and preternatural manifestations of infectious mononucleosis continue to occupy a prominent place in the literature of this disease. It is noteworthy that atypical clinical features have not been the only atypical findings in many of these cases. I have been puzzled by cases that have failed to show a lymphocytosis. For example, although heterophil tests were positive in a case recently reported in a four year old girl with severe central nervous system involvement, other findings included a neutrophilia of 93%, no abnormal at any time during the illness, and none of the usual clinical manifestations
BENDER CE. INTERPRETATION OF HEMATOLOGIC AND SEROLOGIC FINDINGS IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;49:852–865. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-4-852
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(4):852-865.
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