[An elderly case of acute myelocytic leukemia complicated with bleeding gastric angiodysplasia, successfully treated with topical endoscopic polidocanol injection].

@article{Fujii2004AnEC,
  title={[An elderly case of acute myelocytic leukemia complicated with bleeding gastric angiodysplasia, successfully treated with topical endoscopic polidocanol injection].},
  author={Souichirou Fujii and Akira Miyata and Takeshi Kikuchi and Masayoshi Kibata},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={334-8}
}
A 72-year-old man with acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) suffered relapsing massive bleeding from gastric angiodysplasia. He was referred to our hospital in February 2000 because of anemia and thrombocytopenia. He had hypercellular (nucleated cell count 42 x 10(4)/microl) bone marrow with 90% myeloblasts, and AML (FAB: M1) was diagnosed. Remission induction… CONTINUE READING