Radical vulvectomy and groin node dissection in a patient with chronic neutropenia—maintenance of leucocyte count using granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

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Abstract

A patient was referred for consideration of radical surgery in the presence of chronic neutropenia. We report the successful maintenance of an adequate neutrophil count during the perioperative period using Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF), resulting in successful primary healing of the wounds in the absence of infective complications. The use of GCSF in gynecology is briefly reviewed.

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