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MYH9 Disorders (May-Hegglin Anomaly) the Role of the Blood Smear

Barros Pinto, Marco P., MD; Marques, Guilhermina, DM

Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: April 2019 - Volume 41 - Issue 3 - p 228
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001441
Morphology Corner

MYH9 disorders are associated with sensorineural hearing loss, glomerular nephropathy, and presenile cataract. With this case report, we show the important role of the blood smear in its identification.

Hospital de Santa Maria (CHULN, EPE), Lisbon, Portugal

M.P.B.P.: performed the research, analyzed data, and wrote the paper. G.M.: analyzed data and wrote the paper.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Marco P. Barros Pinto, MD, Hospital de Santa Maria (CHULN, EPE), Lisbon 1649-035, Portugal (e-mail:

Received June 15, 2018

Accepted January 11, 2019

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