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acute myloblastic leukemia

Tatiana Cristina Enache, Ana Maria Vladareanu, Madalina Begu, H Bumbea, Cristina Marinescu, Camelia Dobrea
We present the case of a patient who presented cells with different morphologic appearance, lymphoblasts on peripheral blood smear, lymphoblasts on bone marrow aspirate and myloblasts on bone marrow biopsy, and immunophenotyping, leading to different stage diagnosis. The final diagnosis was that of acute myeloid leukemia (LAM0).
October 2014: Romanian Journal of Internal Medicine, Revue Roumaine de Médecine Interne
Kanchan P Dholam, Sandeep Gurav, Jinesh Dugad, Shripad Banavli
BACKGROUND: Treatment of acute leukemia's- a common childhood malignancy, involves intensive and powerful multi-drug chemotherapeutic regime. Oral lesions are a common complication in these patients affecting oral health status. AIM: This study was conducted to evaluate and assess the oral health status of newly diagnosed leukemic pediatric patients during induction phase and its correlation to outcome of induction therapy. MATERIAL METHODS: Oral examinations was done in 33 children between the age group of 5-15 years with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myloblastic leukemia (AML), who were undergoing chemotherapy...
January 2014: Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
A Gholami, S Salarilak, S Hejazi, H R Khalkhali
Studies of risk factors for acute leukaemia are inconclusive. This case-control study was done in West Azerbaijan province, Islamic Republic of Iran, to determine the relationship between birth weight and acute leukaemia in children aged under 15 years. For every patient 2 age- and sex-matched controls were selected from hospital and community populations. Of 130 cases diagnosed over the period 2003-2009,108 (83.1%) had lymphoblastic and 22 (16.9%) myloblastic type. Significantly more of them were male than female (55...
February 2013: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
Emrush Kryeziu, K Kryeziu, Gjani Bajraktari, M Abazi, B Zylfiu, I Rudhani, Sh Sadiku, A Ukimeri, A Brovina, Sh Dreshaj, S Telaku
Ecthymagangrenosum (EG)is a rare condition with characteristic clinical appearance of red maculae that progresses to a central area of necrosis surrounded by an erythematous halo. The most frequently it is caused by Pseudomonas bacteriaemia in neutropenic patient. The authors presents a patient with acute myloblastic leukemia M4 type in whom in relapse EG caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa was found. The patient was treated with antibiotics and surgical debridement. The author wants to point out on clinical significance this condition with high mortality rate...
2010: Medicinski Arhiv
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