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July 8, 1974

Relative Macrocytosis in Cyclophosphamide and Azathioprine Therapy

Author Affiliations

From the Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

JAMA. 1974;229(2):180-181. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230400042029

A relative increase in erythrocyte volume is observed in patients who have connective tissue diseases and who are treated with cyclophosphamide and azathioprine. Hemoglobin loss correlates with the magnitude of the volume increase.

(JAMA 229:180-181, 1974)