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Artefacts associated with a cryoglobulin.
  1. H. Hambley,
  2. J. M. Vetters
  1. Department of Haematology, Regina General Hospital, Saskatchewan, Canada.


    A 70 year old man is described in whom the presence of a cryoglobulin caused a number of unusual laboratory features which were not recognized as being due to a cryoglobulin initially. Pseudoleucocytosis has been recognized in the past. However, the intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies have only rarely been described. The curious appearance of the ESR has not previously been described.

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