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Case Report

Recurrent Breast Relapses in a Patient with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia following Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation

Savaşan S.a · Abella E.a,b · Karanes C.b · Ravindranath Y.a

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aBarbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and b Harper Hospital, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., USA

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Acta Haematol 1998;99:95–97

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Abstract of Case Report

Published online: March 19, 1998
Issue release date: March 1998

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0001-5792 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9662 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/AHA

Abstract

Isolated extramedullary relapse is very rare after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and continues to be a therapeutic problem. We report recurrent breast relapses in a patient with ALL after allogeneic BMT. On both occasions, bone marrow cells were shown to be of donor origin and masses disappeared after systemic chemotherapy. Treatment of the isolated extramedullary relapse after allogeneic BMT is discussed.


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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report

Published online: March 19, 1998
Issue release date: March 1998

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0001-5792 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9662 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/AHA


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