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Clover-leaf nucleus of atypical lymphocytes in CMV-mononucleosis syndrome: report of one case. Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi 1990 Nov-Dec;31(6):379-82

Date

11/01/1990

Pubmed ID

2178312

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-0025520937   4 Citations

Abstract

Atypical lymphocytes with clover leaf nucleus are a frequent finding in adult type T-cell leukemia, and are occasionally seen in an overnight blood sample. This type of cell has apparently never previously been reported in cytomegaloviral infection. The case of a thirty-seven-day-old female infant presented with cytomegalovirus induced mononucleosis syndrome; her blood smear revealed atypical lymphocytes with clover leaf nucleus.

Author List

Teng RJ, Chen RL, Wu TJ, Lin KH

Authors

Ru-Jeng Teng MD Associate Professor in the Pediatrics department at Medical College of Wisconsin
Tzong-Jin Wu MD Associate Professor in the Pediatrics department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Cell Nucleus
Cytomegalovirus
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Female
Humans
Infant
Infectious Mononucleosis
Lymphocytes
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