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Annales de Biologie Clinique


Diagnostic fortuit d’une anomalie de Pelger-Huët chez une patiente de 49 ans hospitalisée pour une poussée aiguë de maladie de Crohn Article à paraître


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Haematology laboratory, Cancer university institute of Toulouse-Oncopole, Toulouse, France
* Correspondence

A 49-year-old woman was admitted with an acute episode of Crohn disease. She had stopped taking her treatment (prednisone + azathioprine) several months ago. She had neither other treatments nor relevant medical history. Clinical examination was otherwise normal as were the results of the blood count. In the blood film, all the polymorphonuclear leukocytes without exception have a hyposegmented nucleus and abnormally condensed chromatin (May-Grünwald-Giemsa, objective ×100). Three shapes of nucleus [...]