Aplastic anaemia with microfilaria in marrow aspirate

Narender Tejwnai, Seema Tyagi, Jasmita Dass
  • Narender Tejwnai
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences Department of Hwmatology Ansari nagar New Delhi, India | mbbsnt@gmail.com
  • Seema Tyagi
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences Department of Hwmatology Ansari nagar New Delhi,
  • Jasmita Dass
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences Department of Hwmatology Ansari nagar New Delhi,

Abstract

Wuchereria bancrofti is endemic in many parts of of south east asia including india. The parasite is reported previously in many aspirate cytology smears, however its rare to find this parasite in bone marrow aspirate smear and even rare is it association with aplastic anemia. We report here a case presenting with symptoms related to bone marrow failure and incidentally detected to have microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti. The case is reported because of this rare association.

Keywords

Filariasis; Aplsatic anemia; Hypoplasia

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