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Background. Multiple articles discuss the rare incidence and potential causes of second hematologic disorders arising after treatment of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), leading to the theory of imatinib, the current treatment regimen for CML, as a possible trigger for the development of secondary neoplasms. Our case eliminates the possibility of… (More)
We report a case of an orbital hemangiopericytoma (HPC) in a female infant diagnosed at 7 weeks of age. Cytogenetic analysis of the tumor revealed trisomy 15. To the authors' knowledge, this is only the second reported case of this chromosomal aberration being associated with HPC, both cases occurring in infants.
Background: Coexistence of Chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL) to Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is extremely rare with only a few reported cases [1-5]. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a neoplasm of small monomorphic round to irregularly shaped lymphocytes of B-cell lineage. Adverse prognostic factors in CLL include flow cytometric expression of ZAP-70 and… (More)