Fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Hematologic and lymphoreticular observations.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Generalized histiocytic proliferation with a component of phagocytosis and thrombocytopenia accompanies a number of infectious diseases and malignant neoplasms. Its extent and occurrence were studied in the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular tissues of fatal childhood cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Its frequent occurrence and morphologic similarities to other associated causes were documented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Woodard, BH; Farnham, R; Bradford, WD

Published Date

  • September 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 105 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 452 - 453

PubMed ID

  • 6895014

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9985


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States