Linga Vijay Gandhi

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Plasma cell leukaemia is a rare and aggressive neoplasm with survival of less than one year with conventional treatment. It can rarely present with morphology mimicking hairy cell leukaemia. We present a case of plasma cell leukaemia with hairy cell morphology for its rarity, diagnostic difficulty and aggressive course.
Therapy related AML (t- AML) accounts for 10-20% of all cases of AML. Cytotoxic agents implicated are alkylating agents, topoisomerase II inhibitors and rarely anti metabolites and anti tubulin agents. A growing incidence of therapy related acute promyelocytic leukemia (t-APL) has been reported over the last few decades in malignant and non malignant(More)
BACKGROUND Febrile neutropenia (FN) is common in cancer patients particularly hematologic malignancies due to intensive cytotoxic chemotherapy. It is an important cause of morbidity, mortality and treatment delays. The risk is greater in patients with ANC < 500/ mm3 and increases dramatically in those with ANC < 100/ mm3 and duration of neutropenia more(More)
Primary Ewing's sarcoma (EWS) of the cranium is extremely rare. It accounts for <1% of cases. We retrospectively analyzed our EWS cases to determine those which had a primary cranial involvement. Out of a total of 332 cases of EWS registered between the years 2000 and 2011, 7 were of the primary cranial involvement. Treatment modalities included surgery,(More)
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