A case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia.

@article{Gman2013ACO,
  title={A case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia.},
  author={Amelia Maria Găman and Camelia Marioara Dobrea and I. Rotaru},
  journal={Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={
          1141-5
        }
}
Chronic myeloid leukemia is a clonal expansion of hematopoietic progenitor cells characterized by exaggerated proliferation of granulocytic lineage, with chronic phase, accelerated phase and blast crisis. Accelerated phase and blast crisis may be associated with extramedulary disease. Extramedullary transformation of CML can be determined both in nodal and extranodal sites. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is rare in chronic myeloid leukemia and may be misdiagnosed as an extramedullary lymphoid blast… CONTINUE READING