A. Haubenstock

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A two-stage radioactive antiglobulin test--using unlabelled antisera specific for IgG, IgA, IgM and C3 followed by binding of 125I-staphylococcal protein A--was applied to determine platelet-associated immunoglobulins (PAIg) and complement (PAC3) in thrombocytopenias of various etiologies. One hundred and one patients with immune thrombocytopenia (chronic(More)
We compared in 15 patients with hyperthyroidism (11 with Graves' disease, 3 with toxic adenoma, and 1 with multinodular goiter) platelet counts (PC) and mean platelet volume (MPV) before and 3 weeks after initiation of antithyroid drug therapy when the patients were euthyroid. In addition, platelet kinetic studies of autologous 111-indium-labeled platelets(More)
Hemophagocytosis is a pathologic finding in a variety of infectious diseases associated with peripheral pancytopenia. In addition, hemophagocytosis is a prominent finding in malignant histiocytosis, a primary disorder of the monocyte-macrophage system. Systemic babesiosis is a rare parasitic disorder associated with intraerythrocytic parasites in the(More)
The case of a 36-year-old Hispanic man who developed acute nonlymphocytic leukemia 18 months following gastric adenocarcinoma treated by surgery alone is presented. Cytogenetic analysis of the leukemic cells revealed numerical and structural chromosomal rearrangements including chromosomes 5 and 7 and immunologic characterization of the blasts revealed(More)