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CLINICAL CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 347-348

Chronic myeloid leukaemia after chemoradiotherapy for solid malignancies


1 Department of Haematology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne, Turkey
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne, Turkey
3 Department of Medical Oncology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne, Turkey
4 Department of Medical Genetics, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Mehmet Baysal
Department of Haematology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-258X.321138

Haematological malignancies associated with chemoradiotherapy (CRT) are often acute myeloid leukaemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) has been reported rarely in these situations. Cytogenetics of CRT-associated CML is not different from de novo CML, and there are not enough data about its prognosis. We report two patients who had CRT because of lung cancer and squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck, who subsequently developed CML.


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