[Pure red cell aplasia occurring during the course of chronic myelogenous leukemia].

The patient was a 47-year-old man who was diagnosed in 1989 as having chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). He had been treated with interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) and hydroxyurea. In August 1999, he was admitted to our hospital for examination of severe anemia and increased platelet count. On admission, his hemoglobin level was 6.3 g/dl, reticulocyte count was… CONTINUE READING