Identification of L-cystine crystals in bone marrow by x-ray diffraction

Paul D. Frazier, Paul S. Lietman, J. Edwin Seegmiller

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X-ray diffraction procedures have been used to identify small quantities of cystine crystals in the bone marrow of 3 patients with the clinical diagnosis of cystinosis. The technique described may be used to identify other pathological deposits where morphological description and chemical analysis are unsatisfactory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-113
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1965

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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