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Case 1

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A nineteen year-old male who had been stationed with his family in Sicily for 2 years returned to the US in the summer of 2000. He presented in February 2001 with 1 - 2 weeks of fevers, chill, and night sweats. Initial evaluation was non-revealing, including multiple cultures. Diagnosis was made by bone marrow biopsy shown above.

Contributed by COL Robert Kazragis. Photomicrograph courtesy of LTC Randy Hamill, Department of Pathology, DDEAMC.


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