Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia in Down's syndrome: report of a case and review of cytogenetic findings.


A case of a child with trisomy 21 and acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AMBL) is reported. Histological examination of the bone marrow showed progressive fibrosis and replacement with megakaryoblasts. The diagnosis was confirmed by platelet peroxidase reaction and immunofluorescent staining with anti-factor VIII. Serial cytogenetic studies using banding… (More)


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