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Nodular intracerebral leukemic involvement in the course of acute nonlymphocytic leukemia. Case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2498189     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of intracerebral nodular leukemic involvement arising during acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL)-M3 in complete remission is reported. Cerebrospinal fluid examination was normal. Computed tomography (CT) of the brain was consistent with nodular leukemic deposits. Cranial irradiation and intrathecal chemotherapy induced a complete resolution of the lesions. Twenty cases of nodular intracerebral leukemic involvement in ANLL are reviewed. About half of the patients with central nervous system (CNS) leukemia, when submitted systematically to neuroradiological investigations, presented intracerebral solid deposits. The value of CT scan is emphasized.
M Di Stasi; L Cavanna; F Fornari; G Sbolli; G Civardi; M Giacani; F Passerini; L Buscarini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Haematologica     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0390-6078     ISO Abbreviation:  Haematologica     Publication Date:    1989 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-05     Completed Date:  1989-07-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417435     Medline TA:  Haematologica     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Brain Neoplasms / drug therapy,  pathology*,  radiography,  radiotherapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / drug therapy,  pathology*,  radiography,  radiotherapy
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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