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Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia with giant intracytoplasmic inclusion--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11883136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) with intracytoplasmic inclusions is a rare and unusual subtype of acute leukaemia. Here we describe a case of ALL with intracytoplasmic inclusions in an adult female. These inclusions stained negative for Myeloperoxidase (MPO), Sudan Black B (SBB) and Alpha-naphthyl acetate estarase (ANAE) and positive for Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS). This case is being presented for its unusual occurrence and to recognise the characteristics of this subtype of ALL to avoid a misdiagnosis of AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia).
S Sharma; S Narayan; M Kaur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0377-4929     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-08     Completed Date:  2002-04-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Inclusion Bodies / pathology*
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / diagnosis
Periodic Acid-Schiff Reaction
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / diagnosis,  pathology*
Staining and Labeling

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