Pancytopenia and “capillary leak syndrome” with infectious mononucleosis

Gerald M. Koppes, Gary A. Ratkin, Charles A. Coltman

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A 19-year-old man with documented infectious mononucleosis presented with pancytopenia and a megalobiastic bone marrow. He developed a “capillary leak syndrome” with an expanded plasma volume of 9,290 ml and normal right heart and pulmonary artery pressures. The patient had a dramatic recovery after corticosteroid therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-148
Number of pages4
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1976
Externally publishedYes

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