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Dr Richard Stitson rnms at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 2 08:04:41 EST 1996

I can't give you any details of "experts" but some background:
Cyclical neutropenia is characterised by episodes of severe 
neutropenia and the associated susceptibility to severe, possibly life 
threatening infections. It may occur alone or as part of various rare 
syndromes - is the child otherwise completely normal?
Treatment with steroids as necessary sometimes works.
temprise at IX.NETCOM.COM wrote:
> To anyone who can help.
> My one-year-old grandaughter is very ill. Her white cell blood count is
> zero.
> Although several tests have been made, there is no definitive diagnose.
> One hematologist believes it to be a rare blood disease, possibly,
> "Cyclic
> Neutropenia" but that hasn't been confirmed.
> We are located in San Francisco. Can you give me the name of the
> leading
> authority on hematology or other appropriate specialty here or anywhere
> in
> the world? Cost is not important.
> Gratefully,
> Kenneth Sale
> E-Mail: temprise at ix.netcom.com

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