Ayşe Salihoğlu

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Mycosis fungoides is the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphomas. The related Sézary syndrome is a more aggressive form in which the skin is diffusely affected and the peripheral blood is involved. Although easily managed during its early phases, late-stage mycosis fungoides/Sézary syndrome is usually difficult to treat and becomes refractory to(More)
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) represents a heterogeneous group of potentially malignant diseases of bone-marrow stem cells. Acute myelogenous leukaemia (AML) is an inevitable outcome for many patients with MDS. Azacitidine has been reported to result in comparably higher response rates and improved survival than other treatment strategies. In this(More)
OBJECTIVES Behçet's disease (BD) can be life threatening and may be refractory to corticosteroids and immunosuppressives. There has been some experience with haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in BD either for severe, refractory disease or for a haematological condition. The objectives of this study were to describe a BD patient undergoing HSCT(More)
Current treatment modalities can cure up to 70–80 % of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma. Approximately, 20–30 % of patients require further treatment options. Brentuximab vedotin has been approved for the treatment of relapsed and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma. In the present study, we report the experience with brentuximab vedotin as single agent in(More)
The aim of this single-center, retrospective study was to investigate the impact of rituximab, reconsider the validity of International Prognostic Index (IPI), and evaluate the prognostic role of the cell of origin (CoO) in a relatively young cohort. Three hundred twelve diffuse large B cell lymphoma patients (median age: 52) were included. Rituximab(More)
OBJECTIVE here have been tremendous changes in treatment and follow-up of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in the last decade. Especially, regular publication and updating of NCCN and ELN guidelines have provided enermous rationale and base for close monitorization of patients with CML. But, it is stil needed to have registry results(More)
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) or Moschcowitz’s syndrome is characterized by platelet and von Willebrand factor (vWF) deposition in arterioles and capillaries throughout the body, which results in organ ischemia. The diagnostic pentad characterizing TTP consists of thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA), fever, neurologic(More)