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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(1), 19-21
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-1-6
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A Rare Case of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia At a Patient with Achondroplasia

Ilknur Nizam1, , Mehmet Ali Erkurt1, Ilhami Berber1, Emin Kaya1 and Irfan Kuku1

1Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey

Pub. Date: January 17, 2014

Cite this paper:
Ilknur Nizam, Mehmet Ali Erkurt, Ilhami Berber, Emin Kaya and Irfan Kuku. A Rare Case of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia At a Patient with Achondroplasia. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(1):19-21. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-1-6

Abstract

The coincidence of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and achondroplastic dwarfism is very rare. A 40-year old man with achondroplastic dwarfism was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in blastic phase with a Sokal index of 1.34. Standart dose imatinib treatment was immediately started after the diagnosis.

Keywords:
chronic myeloid leukemia achondroplasia CML achondroplastic dwarfism

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