A case of atypical Bartonella henselae infection in a patient with methimazole-induced agranulocytosis.

@article{Kaysin2015ACO,
  title={A case of atypical Bartonella henselae infection in a patient with methimazole-induced agranulocytosis.},
  author={Alexander Kaysin and Anthony J Viera},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015}
}
Antithyroid medications such as methimazole and propylthiouracil are commonly used to treat hyperthyroid disorders. Thionamide-induced agranulocytosis is a rare but life-threatening potential side effect of these medicines. In addition to routine monitoring of blood counts, healthcare workers caring for patients on such medication need to be mindful of… CONTINUE READING