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Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Online ISSN 1827-1812
Yamamoto M. 1, Ikuta K. 1, Inoue M. 2, Kawamura Y. 3, Kohgo Y. 1
1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan;
2 Internal Medicine, Engaru Kosei Hospital, Engaru, Japan;
3 Division of Cardiovascular Respiratory and Neurology, Department of Medicine, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan
Amiodarone is an important antiarrhythmic drug used worldwide. Although there have been reports of neutropenia or agranulocytosis induced by antiarrhythmic agents, the frequency of amiodarone-induced agranulocytosis is quite rare. Here, we report a case of a Japanese male who presented with agranulocytosis that was considered to be induced by the administration of amiodarone.