What is it about?
This brief clinical case reveals the impact of nitrous oxide on blood cells and their maturation in the bone marrow. It highlights the contribution of a hematologist biologist's eye, as different cytological aspects can be found in this situation and can help the clinician in his diagnosis.
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Why is it important?
As recreational use of nitrous oxide increases, it is likely that many clinicians and biologists will be faced with a similar situation. It is therefore important to become familiar with the various criteria revealed by this case to accelerate future patient management.
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This page is a summary of: Nitrous oxide misuse: not a laughing matter, American Journal of Hematology, July 2022, Wiley,
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