Acute myeloid leukemia after iodine-131 treatment for thyroid disorders

@article{Laurenti1998AcuteML,
  title={Acute myeloid leukemia after iodine-131 treatment for thyroid disorders},
  author={Luca Laurenti and P. Salutari and Simona Sica and Nicola Piccirillo and Gina Zini and Marcella Zollino and Giuseppe Leone},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={1998},
  volume={76},
  pages={271-272}
}
 Leukemia has rarely been reported as a late complication of 131I therapy, occurring mostly after cumulative doses of 800 mCi. We observed two cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) after 131I therapy for hyperthyroidism and thyroid carcinoma, respectively. The first patient was a 45-year-old woman treated with a single dose of 27 mCi 131I for… CONTINUE READING