Filipa Moita

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Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) is a clinically heterogeneous disease, with no standard treatment. We present the outcome of ten patients diagnosed with CMML and treated with AZA in our institutions between 2005 and 2010. All patients were transfusion dependent at the time of initiation of therapy. The overall response rate was 60%. Responses were(More)
BACKGROUND Age is a negative prognostic factor in lymphomas, and elderly patients are often undertreated because of toxicity concerns. The pattern of treatment in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in Portugal has not been previously described. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a multicenter retrospective study including 378(More)
Neonatal cyanosis in healthy newborns can be associated either with methemoglobin due to cytochrome b5 reductase deficiency or to M-hemoglobin, a group of hemoglobin variants resulting from mutations in the globin chain genes. We report the clinical case of a neonate with cyanosis and normal cardiac and respiratory function. At birth the hematological(More)
Hypereosinophilia, either clonal or reactive, has been described in association with multiple hematological malignancies. We describe a case of a patient presenting with hypereosinophilia that evolved into T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. Complete remission was achieved with chemotherapy; however, hypereosinophilia recurred 5 months later in association with(More)
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