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Blood problems in children require specialized knowledge in recognition and care. The isoimmune cytopenias of the newborn, the disturbances in host resistance to infection, the differing patterns of leukemias and lymphomas, and the reticuloendothelioses illustrate the distinctive nature of these problems. From a clinical viewpoint Dr. Mauer has discussed many of these areas extensively and well. The medical student, the house officer, or the practicing physician will readily grasp the author's concepts and his suggestions for management. Problems that occur relatively frequently in clinical practice, such as iron deficiency anemia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, are especially well handled. However, pathophysiology
Pediatric Hematology.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:148. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-1-148_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(1):148.
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