A patient with angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy (AILD) is presented. Manifestations of the disease appeared after short-term treatment with oxprenolol hydrochloride. Following treatment with predni-sone, the patient remained in remission for 25 months. The disease relapsed following reuse of oxprenolol hydrochloride. Severe pancytopenia due to bone marrow involvement by AILD and myelofibrosis led to a fatal outcome. The association of AILD and myelofibrosis has been rarely encountered and is hereby discussed. In addition, the possible relationship between AILD and oxprenolol hydrochloride is considered
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