Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a case of essential thrombocythemia

Kristine P Krafts, Craig E. Litz

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Abstract

Essential thrombocythemia is a myeloproliferative disorder that infrequently evolves into acute leukemia. Leukemic transformation is frequently preceded b) therapy with alkylating agents or radioactive phosphorus (32P), and is virtually always myeloid in nature. In this report, the authors describe a case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia arising in a patient with long-standing essential thrombocythemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Volume106
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1996

Keywords

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Blastic transformation
  • Essential thrombocythemia

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