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Thursday, January 2, 2014
This FISH analysis comes from a 50 year old radiology technician who presented to his primary care physician with fatigue, weight loss, and abdominal pain. He has splenomegaly on exam but no lymphadenopathy. Laboratory tests show a remarkable leukocytosis with myelocytes and segmented neutrophils. There is also an absolute basophilia and absolute eosinophilia. He also has thrombocytosis and a normochromic, normocytic anemia.
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