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29 September 2021: Articles

Lemierre’s Syndrome in an Elderly Female Patient with Polycythemia Vera: Does Polycythemia Vera Predispose to Lemierre’s Syndrome?

Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosis

Sanchit V. Kundal A* , Jasmine Lee B , Mazin Khalid D , Jacob Shani D , Gerald M. Hollander D , Zhou Ping E , Chun Maung E , Vijay S. Shetty D

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.933587

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e933587

Table 1. BMP and CBC results for patient with reference values.

Lab testResultReference range
Sodium131135–149 mmol/L
Potassium4.53.4–4.8 mmol/L
Chloride9893–105 mmol/L
CO22723–32 mmol/L
Glucose9559–140 mg/dL
BUN11.147–21 mg/dL
Creatinine0.90.3–1.1 mg/dL
Calcium8.68.2–10.1 mg/dL
Anion gap63–11 mmol/L
PT1410.5–12.8 s
PTT30.524.5–32.3 s
WBC21.54.8–10.8 K/UL
RBC7.154.20–5.40 M/DL
HGB13.912.0–16.0 GM/DL
MCV67.381.0–99.0 FL
MCH19.427.0–31.0 PG
Platelet count381150–450 K/UL
Neutrophil count81.137.9–70.5%
Lymphocyte count7.419.8–47.7%
Monocyte count6.62.7–11.7%
Eosinophil count2.10.3–5.9%
Basophil count20.1–2.4%
BUN – blood urea nitrogen; PT – prothrombin time; PTT – partial thromboplastin time; WBC – total white blood cell count; RBC – total red blood cell count; HGB – hemoglobin count; HCT – hematocrit; MCV – mean corpuscular volume; MCH – mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCHC – mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; RDW – red cell distribution width.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923