Hematological findings in the Norrbottnian type of Gaucher disease

@article{Tibblin1982HematologicalFI,
  title={Hematological findings in the Norrbottnian type of Gaucher disease},
  author={Elisabeth Tibblin and Sten Dreborg and Anders Erikson and Gunilla H{\aa}kansson and Lars Svennerholm},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1982},
  volume={139},
  pages={187-191}
}
A controlled study of hematological changes was performed on 14 patients with the Norrbottnian type of Gaucher disease, seven of whom had been splenectomized at least one year before the study. Each patient had two controls matched to age, sex and habitation. Before splenectomy the patients had slight to moderate microcytic, hypochromic anemia which changed after splenectomy to macrocytic, hypochromic anemia. The splenectomized patients had a high percentage of target cells (mean frequency 33… CONTINUE READING

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