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December 1915

A CASE OF ACUTE MILIARY TUBERCULOSISSHOWING THE BLOOD PICTURE OF AN ACUTE MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA

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ANN ARBOR, MICH.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1915;XVI(6):1045-1054. doi:10.1001/archinte.1915.00080060157011
Abstract

The case I report came under my observation Nov. 21, 1914, one month after the beginning of the illness. The following history was obtained from the attending physician, Dr. William Blair :

Mrs. B., a housewife, aged 52, had an unimportant family history except that her mother died of cancer. There was no history of tuberculosis in either branch of the family. With the exception of a rather severe rheumatic fever nineteen years ago, the patient has been unusually strong until the beginning of the present trouble. This began one month ago with a feeling of unusual fatigue and slight fever. The elevation of temperature has continued to the present time and has been irregularly remittent ranging from normal to 103.8. There have been chilly sensations at times but never a definite rigor. On Oct. 27, 1914, two days after the beginning of the illness, the blood count was as follows

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