[All-trans retinoic acid induced a complete remission in a case of refractory relapsed acute promyelocytic leukemia].

@article{Takeuchi1992AlltransRA,
  title={[All-trans retinoic acid induced a complete remission in a case of refractory relapsed acute promyelocytic leukemia].},
  author={Jin Takeuchi and Tsuyoshi Miyajima and Takeo Kawamura and Jun Sakuma and Masayuki Endo and Yuo Iizuka and Susumu Nishinarita and Akira Horikoshi and Toshiteru Ohshima and Takashi Horie},
  journal={[Rinsho ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={244-9}
}
Forty five year old male suffering from relapsed acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) was treated with all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and attained second complete remission (CR) without bone marrow hypoplasia. He was diagnosed as having APL in September 1989. The DCMP-85 regimen first induced CR in October, however the disease relapsed in September 1990. The… CONTINUE READING