Very Late-Onset Neutropenia in a Japanese Schizophrenia Patient Treated with Clozapine
- *Corresponding Author:
- Reiji Yoshimura
Department of Psychiatry
University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan.
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Received Date: March 29, 2017; Accepted Date: May 16, 2017; Published Date: May 21, 2017
Citation: Yoshimura R, Takashima N, Nakamura J (2017) Very Late-Onset Neutropenia in a Japanese Schizophrenia Patient Treated with Clozapine. J Clin Case Rep 7:956. doi: 10.4172/2165-7920.1000956
Copyright: © 2017 Yoshimura R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
We here reported a chronic schizophrenia patient who occurred neutropenia 13 years after starting clozapine. Thus, once clozapine is administered, the lifelong regular monitoring of the patient’s total WBC count should be done.