Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1994;37(10):1449-1452.
Published online October 15, 1994.
The May-Hegglin Anomaly in a Family
Jin Ho Lee1, Su Yeon Park1, Yong Sub Kim1, Jong Dai Jo1, Byung Chang Kim2
1Department of Pediatrics, Maryknoll Hospital, Busan, Korea
2Department of Clinical Pathology, Pediatrics, Maryknoll Hospital, Busan, Korea
일가족에서 발견된 May-Hegglin Anomaly
이정호1, 박수연1, 김용섭1, 조종대1, 김병창2
1메리놀병원 소아과
2메리놀병원 임상병리과
Abstract
The May-Hegglin anomaly is a rare autosomal dominant trait characterized by platelet abnormalities in the peripheral blood and large(up to 5μ) pale blue staining inclusionsl in the cytoplasm of neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, and We experienced a case of May-Hegglin anomaly in a 7 year old male and another case out of his family. His initial complaints at the admission were petechiae and intermittent epistaxis. Diagnosis was confirmed by peripheral blood smear and family study. We report the case with brief review of related literature.
Key Words: May-Hegglin anomaly


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