publication . Article . 1919

I. PERIPHERAL BLOOD CHANGES AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE

E. B. KRUMBHAAR;
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  • Published: 04 Jan 1919
Abstract
Hematologic examinations made during the past ten months in a base hospital in France on certain gassed patients (mustard gas) offer strong evidence that the deleterious action of the poison on the blood and bone marrow is an important factor in prognosis in many cases. The first change in the circulating blood—apparently due to a stimulus to the bone marrow—is an increase in the erythrocyte and leukocyte count, that naturally varies greatly with the severity of the gassing and the individual's reactive powers. In view of the disproportionate increase of red and white cells, change in Arneth scale, etc., the possibility of this being due to a greater concentrati...
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free text keywords: Cubic Millimeter, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Gas poisoning, Peripheral, Bone marrow, medicine.anatomical_structure, Arneth count, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Surgery
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publication . Article . 1919

I. PERIPHERAL BLOOD CHANGES AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE

E. B. KRUMBHAAR;