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Occurrence of acute monocytic leukemia in a case of untreated Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12353307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute myeloid leukemia is a rare complication of untreated Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. Although two such cases have been reported, occurrence of acute monocytic leukemia, FAB M5b subtype, in a patient with untreated Waldenström's macroglobulinemia has not been reported. The patient had distinct foci with clear demarcation of lymphoid infiltrates and myeloid infiltrates in the bone marrow, representing Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and acute monocytic leukemia, indicating the concurrence of two primary malignancies.
Naoko Murashige; Rosa Tabanda; Ralph Zalusky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of hematology     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0361-8609     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Hematol.     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-27     Completed Date:  2002-11-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610369     Medline TA:  Am J Hematol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Medicine, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Marrow / pathology
Cell Movement
Fatal Outcome
Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute / epidemiology*,  etiology,  pathology
Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia / complications*,  pathology

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