Acute myeloblastic leukaemia presenting with superior vena cava syndrome due to mediastinal mass.

@article{Gardella1984AcuteML,
  title={Acute myeloblastic leukaemia presenting with superior vena cava syndrome due to mediastinal mass.},
  author={Santiago Gardella and Francisco Cervantes and Joan Blad{\'e} and J S{\'a}nchez Bison{\'o} and Albert Gra{\~n}ena and Ciril Rozman},
  journal={Acta haematologica},
  year={1984},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={174-7}
}
A patient with acute leukaemia presenting with superior vena cava syndrome due to a large mediastinal mass is reported. The presence of blast cells with Auer rods in peripheral blood and bone marrow allowed the diagnosis of acute myeloblastic leukaemia. Following intensive chemotherapy the patient achieved a complete remission, with disappearance of the… CONTINUE READING