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Am J Med. 1977 Mar;62(3):404-8.

Bone marrow necrosis associated with a Mucor infection.

Abstract

Peripheral blood cytopenia due to documented marrow necrosis is an unusual occurrence. This report describes a diabetic patient who presented with profound anemia and thrombocytopenia. Extensive bone marrow necrosis was demonstrated. He had a large renal cyst that contained hyphae later identified as Mucor species. It is postulated that the marrow necrosis was a direct or indirect result of Mucor infection. The phenomenon of bone marrow necrosis in reviewed.

PMID:
842558
DOI:
10.1016/0002-9343(77)90838-5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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