DAVID R. MCNUTT, M.D.; H. H. FUDENBERG, M.D.
The patient described in this report presented with an unusual form of a myeloproliferative disorder; during therapy she developed disseminated scotochromogen infection. The case is of interest for two reasons: it documents the transition from hemorrhagic thrombocythemia to chronic granulocytic leukemia, and it calls attention to an unusual mycobacterium that previously had not been considered an opportunistic infectious agent.
MCNUTT DR, FUDENBERG HH. Disseminated Scotochromogen Infection and Unusual Myeloproliferative Disorder: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Ann Intern Med. ;75:737–744. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-5-737
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(5):737-744.
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