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Int J Clin Exp Pathol 1(6),550-554;2008

Case Report
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

Matthew T. Hurford and Christopher Sebastiano

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Received 7 Sept 2007; accepted and available online 1 January 2008

Abstract: Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by excessive bleeding post surgery. Here we
reported such a case and reviewed the clinicopathological features and our current understanding of this rare congenital disorder. .
(IJCEP709004).

Key Words: Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, bleeding disorder, platelet

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