Non-cellular elements in a bronchoalveolar lavage cytology from an immunodepressed patient.

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Summary of "Non-cellular elements in a bronchoalveolar lavage cytology from an immunodepressed patient."

A 53-year-old immunodepressed patient, who is being treated for acute leukaemia diagnosed 8 months ago, presented to the hospital with chest pain, non-productive coughing and mild dyspnoea. Upon clinical examination, the patient was febrile (38.2°C) and the pulmonary auscultation revealed bilateral basal crepitations. The patient maintained normal O2 saturation, his blood pressure was 110/60 mm Hg and the pulse rate 96 beats/min. The remainder of the clinical exam was unremarkable. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


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Name: Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology
ISSN: 1365-2303


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