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Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria and Budd-Chiari syndrome.
  1. H A Wyatt,
  2. A P Mowat,
  3. M Layton
  1. Department of Child Health, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London.


    An 11 year old boy developed pancytopenia, haemolysis, and Budd-Chiari syndrome. The venous thrombosis extended to involve other intra-abdominal vessels before paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria was recognised as the underlying haematological abnormality. Earlier diagnosis would have made curative bone marrow transplantation a possibility.

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