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Arakwa-Highashi syndrome

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Uracil-uric refractory anaemia with peroxidase negative neutrophils and megaloblastic bone marrow. Death is caused by urinary sepsis with a laeukemoid blood picture.


  • T. Arakawa, et al:
    Uracil-uric refractory anemia with peroxidase, negative neutrophils.
    Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, Sendai, 1965, 87: 52-76.
  • O. Higashi, et al:
    A case with hematological abnormality characterized by absence of peroxidase activity in blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
    Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, Sendai, 1965, 87: 77-93.

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