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Medical Term:

Hegglin anomaly

Pronunciation: heg′lin

Definition: a disorder in which neutrophils and eosinophils contain basophilic structures known as Döhle or Amato bodies and in which there is faulty maturation of platelets, with thrombocytopenia; autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym(s): May-Hegglin anomaly

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