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Lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly in a patient with acute myelogenous leukaemia
  1. Kota Sato,
  2. Michihiro Uchiyama
  1. Department of Hematology, Suwa Red Cross Hospital, Suwa, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michihiro Uchiyama, mi.uchiyama{at}

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An 18-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with fever and generalised lymphadenopathy in October 2010. One month prior to admission, a submaxillary nodule appeared, with gradually progression to nodes involving the entire body. His medical history was unremarkable, and he was not receiving any medication. Physiological parameters were: body temperature, 37.7°C; heart rate, 96 beats/min and regular; and blood pressure, 143/72 mm Hg. Physical examination revealed generalised enlargement of superficial lymph nodes, varying in size from about 1 to 2 …

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