[Pancytopenia and aplastic anemia: a retrospective study].


During January 1971--June 1975 we examined 195 patients with pancytopenia. The cause was bone marrow failure in 67.7% of cases (classic aplastic anaemia in 11.3%) hypersplenism in 7.7%, massive blood transfusions in 1.5%, severe infections in 9.7% (Gram-negative in 3%), and various other conditions in 7.8%. Records were insufficient for diagnosis in 5.6% of… (More)


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@article{Retief1976PancytopeniaAA, title={[Pancytopenia and aplastic anemia: a retrospective study].}, author={François Pieter Retief and Anthon du P. Heyns}, journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde}, year={1976}, volume={50 34}, pages={1318-22} }