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A fortuitous but characteristic blood smear observation allowing a late diagnosis of MPS-VII

Cedrick W. Goudji EMAIL logo , Tobias Schick , Sara Cherkaoui , Massimo Camaiani , Joseph P. Dewulf ORCID logo , Marie-Cecile Nassogne and Charles Chevalier

Corresponding author: Cedrick W. Goudji, Hematology Unit, Department of Clinical Biology, CHU Charleroi, Chaussée de Bruxelles 140, 6042 Lodelinsart, Belgium, E-mail:

  1. Research funding: None declared.

  2. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this manuscript and approved its submission.

  3. Competing interests: Authors state no conflict of interest.

  4. Informed consent: Informed, dated and signed consent was obtained from our patient.

  5. Ethical approval: The study fulfilled the ethical principles provided by the Declaration of Helsinki.


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Received: 2021-09-02
Accepted: 2021-12-09
Published Online: 2021-12-17
Published in Print: 2022-02-23

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