Aplastic anemia is a recognized complication of viral hepatitis, but, to our knowledge, no cases associated with type B hepatitis have been described. We report the case of a patient who developed severe aplastic anemia very early in the course of infection with hepatitis B virus.
(Arch Intern Med 138:1557-1558, 1978)
Casciato DA, Klein CA, Kaplowitz N, Scott JL. Aplastic Anemia Associated With Type B Viral Hepatitis. Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(10):1557–1558. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630350081022