Acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

M Colović, G Janković, VLADIMIR LAZAREVIC, A Novak

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We describe here a 72-year-old female patient with an acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia (M7 by FAB Classification) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The patient had not been pretreated with immunosuppressive therapy, which is potentially leukaemogenic. The karyotype displayed multiple, structural and numerical anomalies, suggesting a possible de novo rather than a secondary nature of leukaemia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-4
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Oncology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Mar

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Hematology

Free keywords

  • Aged
  • Bone Marrow
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Karyotyping
  • Leukemia, Megakaryoblastic, Acute
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Megakaryocytes


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