Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated neutropenia in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Saygin2014AntineutrophilCA,
  title={Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated neutropenia in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Caner Saygin and Didem Uzunaslan and Serdal Ugurlu},
  journal={Laboratory hematology : official publication of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={7-8}
}
Case report: Our case is a 37-year old male, who admitted to hospital several times with infections accompanying neutropenia. On his last admission, he had fever, chills, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. He had been treated with an insulin regimen for six years, but HbA1C level was 8.4%. Further investigation revealed high CRP (23 mg/L) and ESR (30 mm/h), positive RF (16.7; normal range 0-15) and C-ANCA levels. Whole body CT scan failed to identify a lesion and he received 15-day… CONTINUE READING