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An Interesting Case of Pancytopenia

Madhuchanda Kar, Sugat Sanyal, Bhaskar Narayan Chaudhuri, Avishek Chakraborty, Aditya Kumar

Keywords : Histoplasmosis, Immunocompromised, Pancytopenia

Citation Information : Kar M, Sanyal S, Chaudhuri BN, Chakraborty A, Kumar A. An Interesting Case of Pancytopenia. Bengal Physician Journal 2022; 9 (3):75-76.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10070-7096

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-01-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


This is a case report of an immunocompromised adult female presented with fever and reddish-colored spots all over the body along with bilateral swelling of parotid and submandibular glands. Hematological parameters revealed pancytopenia, and she was diagnosed with disseminated histoplasmosis by bone marrow trephine biopsy. The patient was treated with antimicrobials and other supportive therapy, but she rapidly deteriorated and succumbed to the underlying bone marrow infiltration and failure.

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