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Table 1 Hematologic parameters

From: Is it Crohn's disease? A severe systemic granulomatous reaction to sulfasalazine in patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Hospital Day Total WBC Count Absolute Absolute
   Neutrophil Count Eosinophil Count
-14 6,000 5,000 200
1 9,600 5,000 1,152**
6 45,200 15,500 9,700**
14 10,100 3,800 5,400**
18 5,300 1700 300
19 6,000 1000* 500**
20 5,000 2400 200
40 11,600 9600 200
  1. *Absolute neutropenia (ANC < 1500/ml): ** Absolute eosinophilia (AEC > 400/ml) Day – 14 = Baseline values 2 weeks after starting SSZ Day 1 = Admission to Hospital Day 40 = Follow-up after discharge