Katalin Hunyadi

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The case of an 11 year old girl with three line type of polycythaemia vera, with 4 cm splenomegaly and a plethoric complexion is presented. Peripheral blood values were as follows: RBC: 7.75 x 10(12)/l, Hb: 18.8 g/l, WBC: 15.2 x 10(9)/l, platelets: 920 x 10(9)/l. Serum erythropoietin level: < 1 mU/ml. In vitro, erythroid colonies developed from the bone(More)
The authors are dealing with the therapy problems of disseminated Langerhans cell histiocytosis on the basis of seven patients. In the treatment the combination of Vinblastine and Prednisolone was usually applied. The therapy was successful in four cases. The most significant prognostic factors were found to be the presence of organ dysfunction (mainly(More)
Between 1987-1992 in the Department of Pediatric Oncology of Child Health Center at Miskolc the appearance of nephropathy caused by high dose Ifosfamide was studied (using different protocols) in patients with childhood malignancy. From 7 patients in 5 children nephrotoxicity were developed. In consequence of Ifosfamide rickets 2 patients are given(More)
Transition of a (probably primary) cutaneous non-Hodgkin's lymphoma to T-stem cell leukaemia was observed in a case. Unusual clinical features, histological and laboratory data hampered the diagnosis-making of this rare disease. Using the ALL-BFM 90 HRG protocoll complete remission was achieved. Under the treatment varicella-zoster virus encephalitis took(More)
BACKGROUND Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in children is relatively rare, and the long-term analysis of therapy results has not been done yet in Hungary. PURPOSE In this review we summarise the incidence, clinical features, prognostic risk factors and treatment results of children's LCH in Hungary, using data from the National Childhood Cancer(More)
A boy with Down syndrome who developed acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL/M2) at the age of 40 months is presented. Chromosomal analysis of cultured peripheral blood cells without mitogen revealed a constitutional abnormality, trisomy 21, associated with the acquired chromosome change t(8;21)(q22;q22).
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