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Pure red cell hypoplasia secondary to isoniazid.
  1. C. R. Lewis,
  2. A. Manoharan
  1. Department of Clinical Haematology, St. George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.


    We describe a 77 year old man who developed pure red cell aplasia while receiving antituberculous therapy including isoniazid. Prompt recovery occurred following cessation of isoniazid. In this paper we also review previously described case reports of isoniazid-induced pure red cell aplasia.

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