Acute disseminated intravascular coagulation following surgical resection of a myeloid sarcoma in a 57-year-old male

Abstract

Myeloid sarcoma is a rare extramedullary tumour consisting of immature myeloid cells. It can arise at any anatomical location and often develops in the bowel. This report describes a case of severe acute disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) with multi-organ failure occurring in a 57-year-old man with chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia during bowel… (More)
DOI: 10.4081/cp.2012.e57

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