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Acute promyelocytic leukaemia presenting as postpartum haemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15163324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute leukaemia is encountered rarely in obstetric practice, occurring once in every 100,000 pregnancies. Such cases are usually diagnosed in the second and third trimesters. We describe a patient who developed a postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) as the presenting feature of acute promyelocytic leukaemia, which, to the best of our knowledge, has not been reported previously.
Authors:
R J A Murrin; V Adjetey; P Harrison; A Warwick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and laboratory haematology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0141-9854     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Lab Haematol     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-27     Completed Date:  2005-01-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907061     Medline TA:  Clin Lab Haematol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Haematology, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Mids, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bone Marrow Examination
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Postpartum Hemorrhage / etiology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / diagnosis
Remission Induction

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