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Long survival in Philadelphia-chromosome-positive acute leukemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3461607     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Philadelphia (Ph)-chromosome-positive acute leukemia (AL) is presented who went into remission with disappearance of the Ph1 chromosome and later on developed the chronic phase of chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL) with reappearance of the Ph1 chromosome. The patient is alive 6+ years following the diagnosis. The entity of Ph1-positive AL is discussed. It is suggested that the patients with Ph1-positive AL who develop CGL have a better prognosis than previously described.
I Sahdev; R S Verma; H Dosik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tumori     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0300-8916     ISO Abbreviation:  Tumori     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-17     Completed Date:  1986-09-17     Revised Date:  2008-12-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0111356     Medline TA:  Tumori     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Bone Marrow / pathology
Chromosomes, Human, 21-22 and Y
Chromosomes, Human, 6-12 and X
Leukemia / genetics,  mortality*,  pathology
Leukemia, Myeloid / genetics,  mortality,  pathology
Middle Aged
Philadelphia Chromosome*
Time Factors
Translocation, Genetic

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